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  1. Bradypus

    Three rescues on the Route Napoleon yesterday

    The Burguete bomberos had another busy day yesterday. Picking up two pilgrims with symptoms of hypothermia and exhaustion near the Lepoeder pass and another near the Croix de Thibault who was taken to the Burguete medical centre...
  2. HBS60

    Just a liner or sleeping bag? (Possible weather change)

    I’ve been planning to just bring a liner instead of a sleeping bag for my Camino Frances, which I’m starting in August 11, so I’ve been planning for very hot weather, (up to 40 degrees C by some accounts) rendering a sleeping bag unnecessary, or so I’ve heard… …but then, It might take me well...
  3. L

    Weather in April

    Hello everyone, I'm about to do my first Camino from STPDP in April. What is the weather like in April during the whole way to Compostela? How cold are the mornings? Is it jacket 🧥 or tshirt during the day? I'm considering to either start the 2nd of April or if the weather is to cold, to start...
  4. hieudovan

    Historical monthly weather on Chemin Le Puy

    I am hoping to start my chemin in Le Puy April 2024 to avoid the "crowds." I am trying to look up historical monthly data on the weather for April. I know it'll be cold. I am more concerned about snowfall due to the high elevation. Please direct me to websites (weather or travels) with this...
  5. G

    Lightning

    Much has been spoken in Camino forums about how and what to pack for rain on the Camino. But I don’t see much sharing on protecting oneself against lightning. What do pilgrims do when they chance into an electrical storm with bolts of lightning crashing to the ground, especially when they’re...
  6. R

    Weather in November/December

    Starting to walk the Camino Frances on 12th of November to the 8th of December just wondering what weather to expect and temperatures. Any must pack items for this season or need to knows about places that may be hard to find accomodation. Also looking to do it in 26 days, we are two fit...
  7. Mr BWE

    Weather Apps

    Are there any (preferably english language) weather Apps for thePortugese Camino? If so, which is the best or most accurate?
  8. F

    Camping along Le Puy en Velay October/ November?

    Hello! I am planning to start walking from Le Puy en Velay in mid/ late October with my partner. We're getting very excited! We normally camp when walking but we aren't able to walk until the autumn due to work. Does anyone have any advice on taking camping gear on this route, particularly at...
  9. Bwarenz

    July 2023 Europe heat wave? How hot is it on the Camino?

    Hello, I’m in freezing New Zealand preparing to start my first Camino mid-August and there are a lot of stories about the heatwave, and temperatures of up to 60 degrees c in Spain! I realise August is not the ideal time to be starting but it’s the only time I can be there. Please can anyone...
  10. vkimble

    Solo Trip on CF from Leon: Planning Guide - Weather question

    Hello! I am Veronica from California, USA and I am planning my first solo trip along the CF, starting from Leon this September. I am looking for insight about the weather and how much rain (if any) I could expect.
  11. S

    Most accurate weather apps

    Hi, I’m looking at going on the camino from SJPDP this time next year. So I can get an idea of max and min temps, rain and weather conditions, what have people found to be the most accurate weather apps along the way. How far out do they remain accurate? Thanks in advance
  12. M

    Current snow and weather situation between Oloron and Somport

    Hi, I plan to start this Sunday the Camino Aragones, but will start already in Oloron. Has anyone passed the section between Oloron and Somport in the last days and could give an update on the state of the route? Meteoblue has warnings for avalanches in the Oloron area, not sure if this section...
  13. E

    Weather in October C. del Norte and C. francés

    October weather C. del Norte and C. francés I had planned to do the Camino del Norte at the beginning of last June (2022). For various reasons I had to postpone my departure until early September. At that point a family problem forced me to put off my departure until later in the month, when...
  14. Readey

    Weather predicament at SJPP - which route is safest?

    Hello fellow pilgrims, I’ve just arrived in SJPP and my plan was to set off for Roncesvalles tomorrow morning via the Napoleon route, potentially stopping at Orisson for the night. However, the people at the pilgrim office have told me it is too dangerous to do the napoleon route until...
  15. Nery Aurora

    weather

    Hola Peregrinos, we arrive in Santander to walk the Camino del Norte starting in Irun, this coming Saturday, Sep 24. Unfortunately, the weather forecast predicts 90% rain probability for days on end. Not sure what to do regarding the weather pattern. Appreciate any guidance/information from...
  16. Pirsing

    Bad weather - Is it walkable?

    Starting in tuesday in Ponferrada and saw the weather forecast for a week :confused: Is this a "walkable" weather or better to stay in albergues for rainy days? What people usualy do, when its 90% of rain and thunderstorm?
  17. diegoromerosm

    Weather forecast on the Camino for the next 5 days updated every 2h

    Hi everyone, I‘ve generated a webpage with the weather forecast by each Camino (and its main cities in each stage) for the next five days updated every 2h. The first test is with full Camino Primitivo (my next one) starting in Oviedo and ending in Fisterra. Here is the original thread. Let me...
  18. diegoromerosm

    Weather forecast on the Camino Primitivo

    Hi everyone, I’ve uploaded a webpage with the 5days weather forecast for all the cities on the Camino Primitivo (including Santiago and Muxia-Fisterra). I hope you find it useful. If you have any comments to improve it, please let me know. Buen Camino!
  19. BrianLCrabtree

    summer weather on the Lemovicensis vs Podiensis

    Generally speaking, would you say the Vezelay route is cooler than the Le Puy route during summer? Having just completed the Primitivo (fantastic!) and to Muxia and Finisterre, I'm thinking of a much longer route next year, starting in Vezelay or Le Puy, going to SJPP, up to Irun, and the Camino...
  20. Sacha

    Alert Heat wave coming to north of Spain next week

    I´ve been tracking the weather and the heat wave that is passing through Spain right now will pass onto the north next week. I´m seeing upto 38 degrees around Pamplona. This can be very dangerous. Please all make sure to stay cool, drink plenty of water and rest in the shade. I´ll probably...

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