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blisters- foot problems

  1. K

    Recommendations: No blisters, no sunburn!

    Recently back from walking the Via de la Plata from Sevilla to Salamanca. It was brutally hot for the first week. I would like to share two items that worked well for me. I took "sleeves" that runners normally use to keep warm. These were great to counteract the sun which usually ended up...
  2. Z

    Blisters - The inside scoop. (Video)

    Don't Stop Walking EP 0213. The ultimate guide to avoiding, treating and maintaining blisters.
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Debbye Jean

    Got My First Blister Training; Should I Get Different Shoes

    Hi All, I bought a pair of Vasque hiking boots from REI a couple of weeks ago. I have been wearing them to hike in almost every day and the last two times I hiked 10 miles with 24 pounds in my backpack I started to notice my toes were hurting. I bought some moleskin and applied that today...
  6. Michael Garver

    Foot preparation

    Can anyone give me advice on avoiding blisters in preparing for a Camino pilgrimage . There is the physical , spiritual and apparently the feet! Any advice on toughening up the feet to prevent blisters?

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