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  1. Ferenjinan

    that old sleeping bag question, once again

    Hi, sorry to be redundantn but could not find the exact answer for this route. Most of these issues seem to deal with the Camino Frances. Now that I am packing to leave in April for Lisbon, am wondering if I really need that (light weight ) sleeping bag, or will the sleeping sheet from Le Puy...
  2. Dauwdruppeltjes

    Sleepingbag, mat, liner or?

    Hi there, I'm planning on walking the camino del Northe from Irun at the end of march/beginning of april. This is my first time walking any camino. My packing list is almost complete, the only thing I'm not sure about is my sleeping gear. I don't have much money so advising nice but very...
  3. J

    Is a sleeping bag necessary in March/April?

    Hey everyone! My gf and I will be walking the Camino Portuguese in March and April 2019 and are wondering if we really need a sleeping bag or liner? Lots of people include one on their packing list because of the cold and bed bugs. So, what we're really asking is- do the auberges not provide...
  4. R

    Specific Sleeping Bag Questions

    The wife and I have decided to bring sleeping bags and not sleeping bag liners. We will be doing CF in November. We also travel through Europe a lot during late October and November and find that many budget hotels don't have heat in the rooms. We see a lot of advice about bringing or not...
  5. Saranger

    Sleeping bag or liner only on Inglés in May?

    Walking the Inglés with a friend in early May. Planning to stay at 3 albergues (Neda, Presedo and Bruma). For those who have walked it, would you recommend a sleeping bag or will a liner be enough? Any other tips or advice would be appreciated. Thanks and Buen Camino!
  6. B

    Swimming in Norte and sleeping bag question. Sept 2019

    I’m planning on walking the Camino del Norte/primitivo starting in Irun in the first week of September this year. I have a couple of questions (and lots of sub questions) I’m hoping someone could help me with: do I need a sleeping bag/quilt? (apologies I know this comes up a lot and I’ve...
  7. Tassie Kaz

    VF query - ostello in Orio Litto

    Starting the full VF from London (Pilgrims Way to Canterbury) in about 6 weeks time. Just a quick query...or two...for those who stayed in Orio Litto. 1/ Now don't laugh, a sleeping bag required to stay in the Orio Litto pilgrim hostel? I noticed in Efren's (Gonzalez) brilliant vlog...
  8. Val&Tom

    sleeping bags??

    Hi All, My wife & I are preparing & planning to do the Camino Frances next May/June 2019. We've given ourselves 7weeks to complete our Pilgrimage which will include rest days, (we're old people!!) The great Sleeping Bag debate has surfaced in our house. Do we take a bulky 2/3 season sleeping...
  9. K

    Sleeping bag a MUST in October?

    Hello! I’m new to this forum but have found a wealth of information here. I’ll be walking the Camino from St. Jean beginning 10/2 for two weeks. I know the weather can be tricky this time of year but I’m wondering if it’s absolutely necessary to bring a sleeping bag. A friend told me I don’t...
  10. L B

    10 days without sleeping bag or liner?

    So unexpectedly I now have 10 spare days between my Europe travels at the beginning of September. I travel only with hand luggage (aka the trusty 40L hiking backpack) and I absolutely do not have space for a sleeping bag or liner which I would have no use for outside of the camino; however, the...
  11. Allilague

    Advice for Camino Portuguese June 2018

    Hello! I am seeking advice about the Camino Portugues - I will be doing the CP from Porto in June this year. I have had trouble determining if I should bring a sleeping bag, or just a liner. I am also wondering if anyone who has done the variante espiritual has any advice - days it took from...
  12. RuediG

    Cammino di Assisi - Guide? and question.

    I would like to do the Cammino di Assisi, Dovadola - La Verna - Assisi (and then continue to Rome) next year. Which guide book (in English, or in Italian) has the most useful maps and accommodation information? A detail question: Do the rifugi between Dovadola and La Verna have blankets on the...
  13. A

    September and early October weather

    I'm hiking the Camino de Frances early September to early October. I was curious to hear how the weather was for anyone that has hiked during that time. I know it's pretty unpredictable, but was hoping to at least get an idea. Anyone have advice for type of shoes during this time? Water...
  14. Kate Allenger

    To sleeping bag or not to sleeping bag?

    Hi all, I'm super excited to be walking the Camino Frances in September this year (2018 - starting August 29th and ending around the first week in October). Should I bring a sleeping bag? Or perhaps a sleeping bag liner?(I've seen a couple of microfiber fleece liners that provide a little...
  15. J

    Sleeping bag with 45 (F) rating enough for April?

    I'm hiking my first Camino from Porto starting on April 10th. I'm trying to find a light, affordable, and warm sleeping bag. Do you think a 45-degree bag will be warm enough? Outdoor temperatures will be around 40 at night according to historical records, but I figure that being indoors should...
  16. Camino Chrissy

    Silk sleep liners vs Cheap liners?

    I have always taken a fairly lightweight sleeping bag on my April/May caminos and have been very happy, but now I'm going in June for the first time. I have read many opinions on using sleep sacks/liners and they seem to get high reviews here on the forum and the ones mostly mentioned are silk...
  17. Angus137

    Sleeping bags

    Hello - I am leaving SJPP in mid March and am unsure whether to take a sleeping bag - I have a silk liner and expect that I can just use the hostel's blankets saving quite a bit of room in my rucksack. I would welcome your advice.
  18. peregrinamaybe

    sleeping bag in April/May

    Hi all, my husband and I are planning to walk the Camino del Norte beginning in late-April. We're leaning toward bringing sleeping bags but I'm waffling because I've heard very strong opinions on both sides. I'm not sure if the discrepancy in opinion is due to different routes, different travel...
  19. M

    What season Sleeping bag

    Hi all am going to be heading out to walkthe Camino in may, starting out from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port and just wondering what season of sleeping bag I will get away with taking ? Is a two season sleeping bag ok ?
  20. Jeff Crawley

    A good idea . . . or not

    What do we think of this I think it could be either quite cosy or unbelievably clingy. Does anybody want to take the plunge and try one out?