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The Difference Between Thru-Hiking and Backpacking

Is there a difference between thru-hiking and backpacking

Thru-hiking is a very-specialized form of backpacking that’s more focused on long distance and high daily mileages in order to complete a trail within a given time frame than most backpackers who take weekend or weeklong trips. It’s kind of like the difference between a Greyhound who’s is bred for racing and a German …

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