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Snow Closed the Camino France’s?

Saint Mike II

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cycled from Pamplona Sep 2015;Frances, walked from St Jean 2017.
#1
Hola, I saw a post on a social media page, not sure if here or FB, elsewhere. Anyway the report said that the C.F. Had been closed west of Carrion due to snow (ice?). Anyone have an update. PS I am not intending to walk just interested! Cheers :)
 

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I am as far away from Carrion de los Condes and Castilla and Leon as most posters but judging by the newspaper reports (just type nieve and Carrion de los Condes into Google News) my guess is that this refers to the snowfall on 28 February when some roads in or near Carrion de los Condes and elsewhere were closed to busses and articulated vehicles (I guess that's lorries) and cars were required to use snow chains on those stretches.

Some snow fell on parts of Europe this week that see snow only once every decade, so lots of excitement, sometimes bordering on hysteria, and traffic havoc in those regions where there is little preparedness for such weather conditions. Most of the snow is gone now, apart from locations at higher altitude, for example O Cebreiro. But if one wants to go on a winter camino one should not be surprised to meet winter. :cool:
 
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#5
I agree with the above. I'm in Logrono now and despite daily forecasts of rain, only rainfall has occurred at night.. l started in Pamplona and pilgrims who started a few days before me talked of closure of SJpdP to Rsvx and some tough weather. But Ive only seen some spotty ice near tne top of Mt Perdon, and the trails have been pretty good.
 

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NTange

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#6
I walked through Carrión 2 days ago. It was VERY cold and extremely windy but no snow. Buen Camino.
 
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