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  1. SioCamino

    VDLP April 2017 - heat & shoes

    Hi, I'm due to start walking from Sevilla this weekend. I was expecting that the weather would be pretty warm but it looks pretty hot just now. So I am seeking advice from pilgrims on the road just now or who have walked in similar temps regarding suitable footwear. I had planned on wearing my...
  2. C

    Running Shoes ok on Camino Frances?

    Hello everyone, would you say a pilgrim could continue using quality running shoes and rugged sandals on the Camino Frances? Won't that work for most of the middle to the end sections in May and June? I've heard trail shoes are the way to go. In the USA a running shoe and a trail shoe are...
  3. CaptNoglos

    Walking Boots or open sandals?

    Seeing lots of comments in these forums about footwear, as well as in the number of books that I am reading. These vary from Open sandals, running shoes, trainers, walking shoes, and walking boots So, what are the opinions and why? My preferred choice is snugly fitting (not tight) good...
  4. G

    Running and walking the Camino

    Hello. I am planning to walk the Camino next in April/May next year. I have been thinking that it could be nice to alternate the between easy running and walking...has anyone tried it? Also, what are your advises on walk using running shoes?
  5. G

    Starting the CdelNorte late July, some questions

    Dear Everyone, I am new to the forum, but not totally new to the Camino concept (as I walked the Frances 12 years...OMG...12 yers ago). This year I will walk the Norte starting in Irun, and have some questions. 1. I will walk mostly during August (starting in 3 weeks) . Is August considered to...
  6. 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...

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