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LIVE from the Camino Snowing in Chanaleilles

markmcilroy

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Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances August/Sept 2016
Camino Frances Sept/October 2017
Le Puy to Conques May 2018
We are Chanaleilles, which is 15km past Saugues on the Le Puy route, it has been snowing since very early morning. About 6-7 inches has settled and it’s minus 1. Some pilgrims have continued to walk but this is a planned rest day for us. Others have bussed out. At the moment we have the gite to ourselves.

We were not too sure about how to proceed as apparently 2 pilgrims died in the snow and fog a couple of years ago.

We have decided to walk on the road instead of the track but it depends on the weather of course, we are pilgrims but not too purist to ditch common sense.

Two days ago we were walking in 22c degrees. I’ve attached some photos, the best is yesterday’s photo of the cafe compared to today’s snow photo of it.
 

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Yadira

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Camino(s) past & future
First timer Arriving on June 14th 2018 with my daughter.
Be safe! Didn’t think it would still be snowing. Common sense goes a long way. Vaya con Dios peregrino
 

Camino Chris

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Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
I will be walking through Saugues on June 1st! I was hoping to leave my heaviest Camino clothing at home, but now I'm not so sure. Yikes!
 
Camino(s) past & future
camino frances,camino del norte,camino frances
We are Chanaleilles, which is 15km past Saugues on the Le Puy route, it has been snowing since very early morning. About 6-7 inches has settled and it’s minus 1. Some pilgrims have continued to walk but this is a planned rest day for us. Others have bussed out. At the moment we have the gite to ourselves.

We were not too sure about how to proceed as apparently 2 pilgrims died in the snow and fog a couple of years ago.

We have decided to walk on the road instead of the track but it depends on the weather of course, we are pilgrims but not too purist to ditch common sense.

Two days ago we were walking in 22c degrees. I’ve attached some photos, the best is yesterday’s photo of the cafe compared to today’s snow photo of it.
 

LakeMcD

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015
Portuguese 2016
GR10/Norte/Primitivo 2017
Chemin LePuy: 2018
I have seen pictures of snow in LePuy yesterday as well
 

Vivienne

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Camino(s) past & future
2012 Camino Frances, Camino FInesterre, Camino Muxia
2014 Via de la Plata
2016 Norte
2017 plan to walk Portuguese, san Salvador & Primitivo
Are there any updates from anyone on the current conditions. I don't start walking until Monday 21/5 and also wasn't bringing heavier gear. So how is it there now?
 

Camino Chris

One step forward...
Camino(s) past & future
Frances 2015;
Norte/Primitivo 2016;
Frances 2017;
Le Puy 2018;
Portuguese/FishermanTr. 2019
I would like to know, too. I arrive in Le Puy on May 31st. Have added a few warmer layers to my pack, but would prefer leaving them at home.
 

Vivienne

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Camino(s) past & future
2012 Camino Frances, Camino FInesterre, Camino Muxia
2014 Via de la Plata
2016 Norte
2017 plan to walk Portuguese, san Salvador & Primitivo
Thanks mournes
 
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