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9 Signs You're An Old-School Backpacker

Fads come and go, but you've been a backpacker through it all. Here are a few signs you're a diehard dirtbag.
By Shey Kiester




Your boots are practically antiques.
You’ve been hiking in those clunky, heavy boots for so long, they’re finally cool again since hipsters love anything from a time period that’s not their own. But they fit so well, there’s no way you’re trading them in for a new pair any time soon.
Photo: Raymond Bryson / Flickr.


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