Tagged: Rain Gear

TIP: Rain gear recommendations 18

TIP: Rain gear recommendations

The question was: We are walking from Leon in May. I’ve read it can be VERY rainy….would appreciate suggestions on how to stay dry and where in the U.S. to purchase. We have Gortex...

Should I take an umbrella for my Camino de Santiago? 1

Should I take an umbrella for my Camino de Santiago?

The question was: I’m tempted to take an umbrella. I’ve found them useful in the past when it is raining – especially for evenings/rest days. I also wondered – for this trip – if...

Jacket and Poncho or just Poncho? 4

Jacket and Poncho or just Poncho?

The question was: I’ve got a long ‘altus type’ poncho (a thinner one), and was thinking of taking a cheap rain jacket as well to wear to keep the wind off and if it’s...

Rain gear 0

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...