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  1. 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...
  2. Donna Sch

    Hiking umbrellas for sun protection

    I'm doing the VDLP in June/July and I read somewhere around these forums that the umbrella helped to drop the temperature by several degrees for that person. Given I have to expect anything from 28-40C, that makes an umbrella sound like a very good idea. Lower temps make for less water use and...
  3. W

    Re Umbrellas?

    I'm tempted to take an umbrella. I've found them useful in the past when it is raining - especially for evenings/rest days. I also wondered - for this trip - if one might be useful on those bits where you have to walk in the sun and there is no shade? . . . but - even though mine only...

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