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Using Walking Poles on The Camino

What are walking poles and why should I use them? Often considered an essential accessory for long-distance trekking or walking, poles can be a valuable item to add to your Camino packing checklist. If you are planning a long-distance walk of any kind, walking poles will help keep your arms moving forward. They can assist …

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Pilgrim with Walking Poles on the Camino

FAQ: Can I bring my walking poles?

You can bring your walking poles to the Camino de Santiago; in fact, we recommend using hiking poles particularly if you are walking long distances. Walking poles will give you additional stability and support during your trek. They also transfer some of your weight from your lower to your upper body, making it a bit …

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