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april good month 2 walk ??

#1
a few questiions i need to know
if i leave april 1 lets says!
do i need winter-rain-or spring gear?
does it rain alot in april? any snow? how cold can it get? :shock:
r all aberges open?
tnx i need info fast b4 i ask for the time off from work!
 

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#2
April Camino

March and April can be the most beautiful months to walk. They can also be treacherous months to walk. Sorry to confuse you but if you do a quick search on this forum you will find a couple of horror stories from pilgrims who walked in March and April and some really happy stories.
It will be cold especially at night, early mornings and in some of the albergues that have no heating.
You could have a lot of rain as it is the start of spring so the paths could be very muddy. There could be snow and blizzards especially in high places so take warm clothing.
Many of the albergues will be closed but at some places you can ask for them to be opened.
Buen Camino!
 
#4
confused ! yes i am iv been on the web sites you guys posted and WOW mostly spanish :S and it chinese to me!

what i just show up and say ( hey you open your auberge for me?)J/k
what they r not all open in april? why not if 6000 ppl walk it last april!
why shoul some be closed?
:?

im so confused :S
dont know where what or nothing
like each trip iv ever did!
but im ready!
iv pack and un-pack like 50 times in last month :Slol
im so pathetic!!! :(
 

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