Eire is more than just Guinness, green hills and redheads... Come talk about what makes Ireland so special.

Rain Jacket for Hitchhike trek IRL>NI>ALBA ?

Zip

Thorn Tree Refugee
 
Posts: 2
Joined: September 21st, 2008
Location: Asheville, NC, USA

Share on Orkut

This thread doesn't have any tags.

You can still check out the tag index though.

What are tags?
  • Added on: May 12th, 2011
Headed to Ireland end of June 2011. Will be hitchhiking as much as possible...

Do I need a rain jacket? My concern is trying to get a ride in rain soaked clothes.

Ideas from other hitchhikers or just general advice?


Cheers,

ZIP

backlasher

User avatar
Street Food Connoisseur
 
Posts: 632
Joined: April 12th, 2007

Share on Orkut

  • Added on: May 12th, 2011
I wear a hooded gore tex paclite jacket in Ireland. Sometimes the wind blows pretty hard in addition to the rain.
The feature I most value in a pack is a Sherpa.
Static

Tortuga_traveller

Extra Pages in Passport
 
Posts: 3454
Joined: November 19th, 2004

Share on Orkut

  • Added on: May 12th, 2011
A light windproof, waterproof jacket is almost always a good idea. I use a soft shell and it works just fine, though I want to replace it with a slightly thicker one. It's so thin that I get cold from the contact with water drops. It feels like I'm gettig wet, even though it is perfectly wind and waterproof. Unfortunately, the better waterproof shells for slightly colder weather can be very expensive.




Return to Ireland Travel

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

PLEASE NOTE: Your original BootsnAll Boards Member login still works by logging in below on the Boards.
We have a new BootsnAll Account that you will start seeing around the BootsnAll Travel Network. This new login is not yet linked to your current Boards Account. In the meantime, you will need to sign up (for a BootsnAll Account) to use Account features like Indie ™ , Traveler Profiles etc.

Quick Links

Community Activity

Statistics for the last 7 days

New posts:
0
Newest Member:
Freshroads


Indie - Multi Country Flight Finder
Round the World Travelers


Join BootsnAll on Facebook

1 (503) 528-1005

© 2017 BootsnAll Travel Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.