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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



You only use a canteen. Nalgenes are for suckers.
And along with your canteen, you most likely carry a military-grade poncho rather than a rain jacket. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, you always say.
Photo: Jayal Aherem / Flickr.

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Apr 30, 2014

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Apr 30, 2014

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Apr 30, 2014

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