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  1. J

    Poncho?

    I am looking to buy a poncho which will get a lot of use. Any recommendations would be appreciated.
  2. W

    Rainjacket/Packcover or Poncho in September

    We will be walking starting Aug. 31 st. Does anyone have a recommendation whether to use a jacket and packcover or a poncho that will cover our packs? It does not seem like there is as much rain in September as many other months. Thanks for your help.
  3. seamusgallen

    Longer rain jacket...

    I'm going to walk the Camino Francés in April and May 2016, and I'm looking at rainwear. But, I can't find a lightweight waterproof jacket that will keep my shorts dry. I don't want to wear rain pants (or a poncho) but all rain jackets seem to end at waist level. Does anyone else have this...
  4. trecile

    Suggested rain gear for August/September camino

    I have this Mountain Hardwear Ghost Lite jackethttp://www.backcountry.com/mountain-hardwear-ghost-lite-jacket-womens that is water resistant, but I know that it won't help me in a real downpour. I think that I'd like to use an umbrella attached to my pack, both for rain and sun protection. I...
  5. NorwegianWalker

    Gore - tex jacket.

    Hi, I'm almost done with my hiking gear and ready for my first Camino. I need a jacket and reading alot of informative treads. I'm still not sure of what jacket I should get. I'm almost certain I will end up with a Gore -Tex but not sure what kind of jacket for the Camino Frances in March/April...
  6. Connor

    Sarria to Santiago

    Hey everyone, how are the conditions in Galicia right now, is it cold enough to bring a sleeping bag? Is it raining alot? Thanks for the help, buen camino
  7. donalomahony

    Bring your raincoat!

    Walked from Zubiri to Pamplona yesterday ( Thursday 30th) - pouring rain until about 2pm. Cool evening in Pamplona. Long trousers and Patagonia duvet. Walked to Puenta la Reina today cool dull and cloudy. Now there, warm, humid with 80% chance of rain. Third Camino Frances, started this one in...
  8. L Squared

    Ferrino Trekker Improvements

    I purchased Ferrino Trekker rain gear knowing it would not be perfect for the Camino, but prepared to make modifications tailored to the needs of the Camino. I was considering the Altus, Trekker, Packa and the Sea to Summit Sil-Nylon poncho. Originally I was going to pick up an Altus when I...
  9. Hollitapena

    Rain Gear

    Hi, I've been reading the posts on the best pack covering gear and the Ferrino Treker sounds great. Is it the aluminized and waterproof ripstop nylon one called the Poncho Trekker?
  10. C

    Fly with equipment as a carry on.

    Wanted to make the re commendation that those traveling to the Camino, especially from great distances such as I have fly with their pack and equipment as carry on. Attached is a link for the perfect example of how El Camino has turned nightmare for one pilgrim. He is fortunate to have others...
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    Rain

  12. Rajy62

    Rain Gear: Poncho or "waterproof breathable" shell

    Last year i faced constant rain/wind in the Galicia region for few days. I had my eVent breathable rain shell that performed well for isolated showers but failed during extended rain. So, i picked up an Atlus poncho that covered my whole body including my packs. While this poncho kept most of...
  13. koilife

    Alternative Approach to Rainwear for Late June

    I'm setting up my rain kit, and I'd like to know just how significant the rain and wind are in Galicia in late June along the CF. At first glance, this will seem like a question that has been "asked and answered" many times over. It might also be one of those questions that restarts the poncho...
  14. sillydoll

    Raincoat-Poncho

    I have always preferred using a rain jacket and trousers to a poncho. In Late August we set off from Roncesvalles in torrential rain. The rain ran down my back, between jacket and pack cover, it poured down my trouser legs into my boots and I ended up drenched. We bought a 'raincoat-poncho'...


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