Rain gear

Good rain gear is important since Galicia is known for its rain. Especially in the fall, winter and spring. The Altus poncho (picture) seems to be a favorite among many pilgrims. Have a look at the rain gear discussion over in the forum for details.

Poncho for the Camino de Santiago

Ponchos have been recommended in the Camino forum since they give the protection fro the rain, but also let air flow underneath so the heat your body produces can get out. I have always preferred using a rain jacket and trousers to a poncho. In Late August we set off from Roncesvalles in torrential rain….