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Weather in Dec

Mumsiecat

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Hi we ate starting the last 100km from Sarria on Dec. Any advice on weather and appropriate gear would be appreciated.
 

Tincatinker

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Lots ;0)
Wind, rain. Snow possible. Maybe even some sunshine.

Good breathable waterproofs, layer-able clothing so that you can easily vary your level of insulation. And shoes / boots that will provide protection against mud and rain and adecent grip on slippery terrain.

Buen camino
 

Magnara

Maggie Ramsay
Camino(s) past & future
Santiago de Compostela (2005) Via Francigena (2010) Le Puy to St Jean (2014)
There is quite a bit of useful information in various threads from people who have walked in winter. I would add that it is fantastic, but you do need to be prepared, as it is sometimes weather that could actually kill you - it is extremely cold and we were even in one blizzard (which was quite an experience for Australians). But if you read the advice on the forum and are organised it is a very special time to do it.
 

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