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Primitivo in July/sleeping bag?

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July/Aug (2019)
Hello, Last 2 weeks in July I am walking the Primitivo and from what I have read the weather is changeable on that route. Do any of you seasoned pilgrims think a sleeping bag is necessary, just a light one. Or is it a crazy idea? Cold feet at Night 😪
 

jungleboy

Nick
Camino(s) past & future
Francés (Spring '17)
Primitivo (Spring '18)
Madrid (April '19)
I don’t think a sleeping bag is necessary at all, especially in July. I walked the Primitivo in May/June last year without one. The albergues have sufficient blankets if it gets cold.
 

shubertj

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
CF 2012, 2013, 2018 Portuguese 2014 Ingles 2017 Fin/Mux 17, 19 Invierno 2018
Primitivo 2019
Just finished the Primitivo in the last 2 weeks and only carried a silk sleep sack. Sleeping bag isn't necessary.
 

Bob from L.A. !

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Francis 2012, 2014, 2016. Camino Norte 2018. Many more to come in my future God willing !
@NigelP52 - I was there last August-September and certainly didnot need one. It was actually too warm, but you are going to have to be the judge on this since everyone sleeps differently. I would think a silk sleep sack should be enough, plus they sooo much lighter to carry than a sleeping bag.
 

formysons

Member
Camino(s) past & future
Roncesvalles - Santiago 2009; Portuguese, Ingles, Finesterre and Muxia - 2019.
I will be walking, Finisterre, Muxia, Inglis first two weeks of September. My sleeping bag weighs 550gr. I really do not want to sleep cold, what are the chances of getting blankets at all of the albergues ??
 

Bob from L.A. !

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Francis 2012, 2014, 2016. Camino Norte 2018. Many more to come in my future God willing !
I cannot recall an albergue where I was NOT offered a blanket or at least a sheet.
 

H Richards

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
2017 Francés, Le Puy / Francés (parts), 2018 Norte (Biarritz), Francés, 2019 Portuguese (Lisbon)
Small chance of there not being blankets at some of the municipal ones. Stick to privates and you'll probably be okay.
 

Raggy

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Mozarabe Almeria (2017)
Cherhill to Canterbury - Pilgrims' Way (2018)
Via Francigena (2019)
I cannot recall an albergue where I was NOT offered a blanket or at least a sheet.
They exist - Some municipals on the Sanabres have only mattresses with plastic covers. No blankets. (I can't remember if they had pillows). My guess is that this makes it easier to prevent bedbug infestations.
 

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