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Before, you leave treat your equipment with water-repellant spray, and consider taking a small bottle with you. Some things that come to mind: raincover for your backpack breathable rain jacket/poncho. You don't want to use something that is not breathable because you end up sweating a lot waterproof matches, lighter, and firestarter sticks that work when ...


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Other things to consider than just what to bring are what the rest of the weather will be beyond just raining. Will it be cold or still quite warm, what is the wind doing (especially if you're going up any big hills), etc. Depending on how severe the rain is flash flooding may be a risk, especially when it has been very dry before. Similarly if some paths ...


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Non-cheep correct-size raincoat. Mine is a decent quality (maybe 40 euro), but is too small for me and my trousers get soaked. Also, it should cover the backpack, as backpack-only rain-protection doesn't work in heavy rain - water finds it's way. Gaiters and boots, obviously. One more pair of socks than you think you will need. There are cheep wool socks ...



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