Microfiber Towel for Camino
There are a lot of different towel options to choose from when it comes to a good shower. The Camino offers many opportunities to shower and having a fast drying towel is needed or you will have it drying on the outside of your bag everyday. This is a great option and has a variety of sizes to help you reduce your pack weight as needed.
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PACK FOR ANY SITUATION: Youphoria all-purpose travel towels come in three convenient sizes, in inches: 20 x 40, 28 x 56, and 32 x 72. Whether you need pack light camping towel, shower gym towel, a small pack towel, or a large beach towel, we've got your covered. Youphoria microfiber towels are a more convenient and packable option for your on-the-go needs.
SUPER ABSORBENT and FAST DRYING MICROFIBER: Our quick dry travel towel can hold up to five times its weight in water, making it the most functional microfiber towel for travel packing. Our microfiber towels also dry up to ten times faster than normal, terry cloth or cotton towels. The microfiber fabric is produced to be mildew resistant and to be odor-free. They’re perfect for indoor or outdoor activities.
EASY PACKING and HANGING: Each travel towel comes with a convenient carry bag for traveling and a quick-snap hang loop for easy hanging on a towel rack, branch at a campsite, or even on your beach umbrella. Easy peasy.
ULTRA-SOFT FEEL: Youphoria fast drying, multi-use towels use the finest blend of microfiber: thin, luxe, compact, and super absorbent. It’s perfect for quick drying off the skin after swimming, workouts, backpacking, or even hot yoga. Headed to the beach? Our towels also wick sand and debris, easily.
"It is Much better than the traditional cotton towels, because it resists mildew, and it dries much faster than cotton.
And, it leaves no lint behind, the way cotton does. It is easier to clean, too. Just wash with mild detergent (like Tide Free & Clear), NO fabric softener, and maybe dry it for 5 mins on cool, then just hang it."
reason to purchase for the camino:
Microfiber towels are a must if you will be showering every day (you will be showering every day). Microfiber towels are fast drying and can be ready to pack in your bag within a couple hours on the clothes line.
Budget friendly alternatives:
About the gear list Curator
It's always good to know who is designing an optimized backpacking list since you should be getting information from experienced backpackers that have not only done wilderness backpacking, but also the Camino itself. There are distinct differences between wilderness backpacking (i.e. Appalachian Trail or Pacific Crest Trail) and then walking the Camino de Santiago.
About the Camino Gear List Curator:
Caleb has hiked the entire Camino Frances in the fall of 2016 and has done many wilderness hikes along the Appalachian Trail, Superior Hiking Trail, Machu Pichu, and other smaller week-long treks. His hiking style tends to be a lightweight backpacker rather than an ultralight backpacker. His pack base weight for wilderness thru-hikes tend to be around 15-18 pounds rather than ultralight backpacking weighing below 10 pounds. He also does not recommend the base pack weight above 22 pounds. In general, the Camino is unique because you can cut out some heavy pack items such as a tent and substitute more hygiene products or clothing. The Camino is different from other thru-hikes since it has higher hygiene expectations in it's hiking culture. This list allows for a handful of luxury items and targets the necessities for a Camino hike. If you are planning on doing the Camino in the winter or the Primativo, make sure to read the description of each product to see if you should get it in those circumstances.