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WORLDS GREATEST HIKER?
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Ernie Fuentes
(askernie) - F
WORLDS GREATEST HIKER? on 04/04/2013 20:54:48 MDT Print View

I just finished reading an article on this man who is trying to walk around the world...

http://www.odysseyxxi.com/

Interesting...he does not seem to embrace light backpacking. Maybe he needs to visit this website more.

ernie

Max Dilthey
(mdilthey) - M

Locale: MaxTheCyclist.com
Sensational! on 04/04/2013 21:17:06 MDT Print View

With a title like that, this thread is going places.

Ben 2 World
(ben2world) - MLife

Locale: So Cal
Don't Forget The Canadian Jean Beliveau on 04/04/2013 22:28:30 MDT Print View

Jean Beliveau hiked for 11 years straight! AT? Trans Canada? Mere segments of the man's amazing journey! Read more about him here



Edited by ben2world on 04/04/2013 22:35:32 MDT.

eric chan
(bearbreeder) - F
doing it on 04/05/2013 08:47:59 MDT Print View

the mans out doing it ... every day ... in every condition available for the last 15 years

not prancing around well groomed trails on the weekends ... or doing gear lists for virtual hikes

what BPLers think about the gear he should carry from their warm cozy homes has little bearing ;)

Nancy Twilley
(goodcaver2)

Locale: STL
?!?! on 04/05/2013 14:56:59 MDT Print View

This dude's been hiking for 15 YEARS? Holy schneikes. According to my calculator he's been rocking an average of 3 miles a day.

HK Newman
(hknewman) - MLife

Locale: Western US
Re: ?!?! on 04/05/2013 15:21:29 MDT Print View

According to my calculator he's been rocking an average of 3 miles a day.

If he is the same guy I read about in an article, he works in a place for awhile to buy more gear and provisions, gets to know the culture, etc.. before moving on. Then he had a couple long delays for border issues. His route is pretty much determined by now.

Dave U
(FamilyGuy) - F

Locale: Rockies
Re: ?!?! on 04/05/2013 16:12:41 MDT Print View

LOL, Nancy.

I thought Eric was the Worlds Best Hiker? ;)

RA Amundsen
(Grimner)
unknown category on 04/05/2013 17:02:47 MDT Print View

That's a couple of fairly long walks. Is there a name for these sorts of strolls? Round-hike maybe?

Personally, if I were in my 15th year of continues hiking and someone came up offering advice, I'd tell them to stuff it, lightly of course :)