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Camini Sant Jaume and Buying Gear in Barcelona

Anyone know of a good place in Barcelona to buy winter gear? I have a backpack and various stuff that has survived from the Camino I walked last Spring. I want to leave for Montserrat within a week so the quick replies are appreciated.
 
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No advice about Barcelona, I fear, but I have recently learned that the Ca' d' Aleix in Tarrega may be closed-- it is worth enquiring for accommodation at the turismo and the ayuntamiento, but that there is a new albergue in Berbegal (between Monzon and Huesca). The Amics de San Jaume in Barcelona will have the best and up to date information.

Enjoy the walk-- I have done the route twice now, and it is most extraordinary.
 
Year of past OR future Camino
2002, Toulouse/Aragon 2005, Cami S Jaume/Aragon 2007/9, Mont Saint Michel/Norte/Vadiniense 2011, Norte/Primitivo 2013, Norte/Primitivo 2014. Norte 2015, Cami S Jaume/Castellano-Aragonese 2016
I would never advise the northern route in winter. The Sierra de Loarre would likely be impossible, and the Sierra de la Pena certainly would be. Professional equipment and support would be necessary, and I doubt that the authorities would permit it. As well, there are significant stretches into without much population and, should the weather turn very foul, the open fields could be unpleasant to dangerous.

I have not tried the Ebro route. Last year, I stood at the intersection of the two west of Tarrega and flipped a coin. North it was. From the Amics handbook, which you should not think of walking without, there are many more albergues and other accommodation. If you are walking in winter, I would suspect that many of the albergues will not be open, but there are always fondas, hostales and rooms above cafés. The Amics in Barcelona should be able to give more specific information on this.
 

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