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  1. M. Sanche

    Best Blister Prevention and Care

    I wanted to introduce a medical supply product that we found very helpful while walking the Camino Frances. Our daughter used it on the West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island, Canada last summer. She and her friend applied it to their heels each morning as a prevention, and they did indeed make it...
  2. J

    Top five suggestions for a first time Pilgrim

    I have just returned from doing the St Jean to Burgos section of the Camino Francés. I owe much of this fantastic experience to all the information in this forum. As a way to partially repay for all the advise, I am offering my top five suggestions for a first time pilgrim based on my...
  3. W

    Shoes and boots

    I am planning to walk the entire Camino in May of 2018. I have watched a number of documentaries on YouTube and the consistent complaint is extremely painful blisters. I understand that I need to break my boots in (need to buy them) well before the trip. My question is - does it make sense to...
  4. R

    Wet feet

    Preparing for my first Camino (Portugues) in one month. I'm well set on shoes with Vasque trail runners, not waterproof, and a two sock system that works for me. My only concern is wet feet which we all know puts us at risk for blisters. Footwear is always a compromise. How have others of you...
  5. A

    ArmaSkin Anti Blister Socks

    EVERYONE is hoping to avoid blisters on the Camino. ArmaSkin anti blister sock liners provide protection against you developing painful and annoying foot blisters on your pilgrimage. Foot blisters can form when a number of conditions occur in your shoe or boot. These conditions are heat...


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