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  1. Jade Ulrich

    Warmth of sleeping bag needed?

    I will be walking the Camino towards the end of September and through October. How warm of a sleeping bag is needed for this time of year? I know that not all of the pilgrim refuges are heated, yet I still want to try to carry a lightweight sleeping bag. Thank you!! :)
  2. Jade Ulrich

    Sleeping bag + mattress cover = no bed bugs?

    Hi There, I plan to bring a down sleeping bag for my walk starting late September (I often get cold at night so am playing it safe with the bag). However, I don't like the idea that if I get warm and unzip my big, I will be welcoming bed bugs to join me. I already plan on treating my bag with...
  3. Jade Ulrich

    Running shoes ok?

    Can people get away with wearing non-waterproof running shoes on the Camino? Today I purchased trail shoes (similar to these: http://www.rei.com/product/871335/salomon-xa-comp-7-cs-wp-trail-running-shoes-womens). I REALLY don't like how hot they make me (as they are waterproof). As a runner, I...
  4. Jade Ulrich

    Too cold to walk in October? Too deserted for a woman alone?

    Do plenty of people walk the Camino through the end of October? I am unsure as to whether or not the beginning of October is considered the "winter" people avoid walking during. I fly into Paris on September 17th and plan to make my way down to Saint Jean Pied De Port no later than September...

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