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I would wear shorts to the shower. That way you don't accidentally lose your towel and end up flashing everyone.


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I wear my swimming trunks to the shower. My wife wears a pull over sun dress (light weight, thigh length). We wear our shower shoes, we carry our towels and shower supplies. We usually just take soap and shampoo. The soap is in a small plastic container. We wear the same clothing both ways. Dressing and other hygiene activities are done when we get back ...


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This will be very country and even camp ground specific. Least likely to offend approach is to do what most of the others do. If just one person is doing what you want, don't presume its acceptable, wait till you have seen several people doing it. If everyone is getting dressed to go to showers (unlikely), get dressed. In the unlikely even most people ...


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I've been camping in the UK for many years and the generally people either get fully dressed before heading to the shower, or walk over in pajamas/ dressing gown.


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You have a wonderful goal! It is good that you understand it can take time to work up to this trip. I recommend that you think in terms of several years, not decades, because (a) after 50, most people don't get better physically, they just manage not to get worse and (b) unexpected things happen. As for what kind of physical and spiritual training ...


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According to this webpage, the trail starts at 15,000 feet and includes a 18,000 ft pass. My recommendation would be to do some aerobic exercises, to prepare for the lower oxygen levels. I sure that any trip would include an acclimatization phase, but being prepared would certainly help. Also, if you have the opportunity to train at higher elevations in ...


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Have you tried Google Maps? On the top-left corner there's a blue button to ask for directions: I tried to enter your route and it shows me a seemingly decent route. Just be sure to indicate that you're walking (1), and add your source and destinations (2). You can use the plus-sign (3) to add more waypoints: I understand that Google takes into ...


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I often use Bikemap.net, not only for bike trails, but also for hikes: has really good maps and also nice route planning functions; you can save your maps to be available offline, and then track them on your smartphone. Or you can print the detailed maps, frame by frame. The Bikemap page took me to Wandermap.net which also seems to be useful, but I somehow ...



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