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2019 Camino Guides

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  1. Peter Barker

    Sleeping Bag Liner

    I'm been looking around for a Sleeping Bag Liner and getting confused. I need help in working out what weight should it be. Any help would be great. Ta
  2. Kim Won Sills

    Questions from an amateur, walking in July 2018

    Hey everyone! In July I intend to walk the Camino del Norte beginning around the 18th - 20th. This will be my first Camino and I chose the Northern Way because as I understand it, it's a "quieter" walk that hugs coastline for stretches and with less road walking than the Frances. Also with it...
  3. AlwynWellington

    measuring weight carried - is FSO (full skin out) a useful concept?

    I see the FSO concept referred to quite regularly. As I understand it, this concept is to designed to measure the all up weight being born by ankles and feet. And that FSO weight is the total of both pack (and contents) and of the clothes worn. In my trade an important measure is the...
  4. G

    Backpack weight

    Hi all! I will be going on my first Camino in September and am a bit concerned about the weight of my backpack. I weigh about 59kgs and my pack is currently 6kgs (without the weight of water or snacks). Just wanted to get some other opinions on the 10% rule and whether going over is alright. I'm...
  5. joecamino

    Walking The Camino Without Training. Fool's Errand?

    This feels like the right year for me to walk the Camino-- much change in my life, and many "What's it all about?" questions to chew on. But I'm feeling fear, because I'm not in the best shape of my life. If it's possible to "train as I go," I'd really like to get on the road in May-- before...
  6. KaliKat

    Winter Camino gear for the quasi-large?

    Hello all, I am in the planning stages of a Winter trek on the Camino Frances in early next year, maybe that's too abrupt, I'm not sure, I'll see how the training and the Spanish-learning go. My issue is that the high-end trek clothing, primarily the pants, all seem to stop at size...
  7. R

    cutting down the packing list

    Hi, Pelegrinos! I leave tomorrow, and I need to shave 2lbs off my pack. All these things aren't even in there! I don't need them, right? - swim suit - nail clippers -2nd tupe of sunscreen ( I have one.) -bug repellent (do I need it?) -head lamp -pads (Ladies, I'll have my period once on the...


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