Best Lightweight Hiking Shoes

lightweight hiking shoes

Table of Contents1 Top 9 Hiking Shoes2 1: Keen Men’s Voyageur Hiking Shoe3 2: ASICS Men’s Gel Venture 64 3: Merrell Women’s Siren Edge Hiker5 4: Columbia Women’s Newton Ridge Plus6 5: Elaphurus Lightweight Mid Trekking Hiking Boots7 6: Merrell Men’s Moab 2 Vent Shoe8 7: Merrell Trail Chaser9 8: Under Armour Women’s Post Canyon10 9: Timberland…

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How the Magic of the Camino de Santiago Changed Me

Table of Contents1 Walking for My 50th Birthday2 The Magic Begins3 Starting to Walk4 The Camino Provides It is my belief that the Camino always has something to teach us, whether subtle or profound. Those effects may be conscious throughout your journey, or more of a seed that grows slowly into our awareness long after…

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Lessons Learned on the Camino de Santiago

Finisterre, the end.

Table of Contents1 I Can Do More Than I Think or Believe2 Pain Reminds Me I am Alive3 I Like People4 I Like Being Part of Some Groups5 Types of People Annoy Me – Language Aside6 People Care7 Crying is Okay8 Sharing is Good9 I Need Less Than I Think Toward the end of my…

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Best Trekking Poles for 2019

Cascade Mountain Tech

Table of Contents1 Top Walking and Trekking Poles2  1: Black Diamond Alpine Carbon and Cork3  2: Montem Ultra-Strong Anti-Shock Poles4 3: Leki Micro Vario Carbon DDS5 4: Black Diamond Trail Ergo6 5: Black Diamond Distance Carbon Z7 6: BAFX Anti Shock Walking Poles8 7: Kelty Upslope 2.0 Trekking Poles9 8: Cascade Mountain Tech10 9: Mountainsmith…

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Cruz de Ferro: A Spiritual Experience

Cruz de Ferro

Table of Contents1 The Legend2 Today’s Traditions3 Getting There4 Continuing Along Your Path People who’ve already walked the Camino know that there’s one thing that should absolutely not be missed — Cruz de Ferro. Also known as the Iron Cross, it is set on a gently sloping hill that also happens to be the highest…

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Best Sleeping Pads for Camping and Backpacking

Sea to Summit Comfort Light Insulated

Table of Contents1 The Best Sleeping Pads2 1: Sea to Summit Comfort Light Insulated3 2: Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol4 3: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir X-lite5 4: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir X-lite Ultralight6 6: Klymit Static V Lightweight7 7: Klymit Insulated Static V Lite8 8: Exped SynMat HL9 9: Therm-a-Rest Trail Pro10 10: Exped Downmat UL Winter11 11: Big Agnes…

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Hiking the Camino Frances Again

red earth on the Camino

Hello, Camino friends I was recently reading the Camino Forums and felt inspired to write a little about my pilgrimage down the Camino Francis and why I chose to hike it again the next year before I had even finished my first one. I first heard about the Camino de Santiago from a friend whom I…

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Inspiration to Walk the Camino de Santiago

Table of Contents1 People’s Inspiration and Reasons for doing the Camino2 Friendships and Relationships3 Generosity and the Universe Providing what you Need The Camino forum was an amazing resource for me when researching the Camino de Santiago. I did the full Camino Frances as well as the Camino del Norte in 2013 with my guitar. In…

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10 Best Hiking Boots for 2018

Salomon Hiking Boots

Table of Contents1 Top 10 Hiking Boots1.1 1: Timberland Men’s Chocorua Trail1.2 2: Kodiak Women’s Surrey II1.3 3: Ariat Men’s Terrain H201.4 4: Vasque Women’s Talus Trek Ultradry1.5 5: Keen Men’s Targee II1.6 6: Merrell Women’s Moab 2 Vent1.7  7: Danner Men’s Mountain 6001.8 8: Camel Crown Men’s Hiking Boots1.9 9: Salomon Men’s Quest Prime…

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Two Weeks on the Camino de Santiago

Table of Contents1 Are Two Weeks Enough?2 Where do I Start?3 Porto, Camino de Portugues4 Puebla de Sanabria, Via de la Plata5 Oviedo, Camino Primitivo6 Leon, Camino Frances7 Astorga, Camino Frances8 O’Cebreiro, Camino Frances A quick trip is not something you can expect from Camino de Santiago. With routes going up to several hundred kilometers,…

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