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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 hiked a long trail before it was cool.
In recent years, ever since people started writing books about their soul searching long hikes, masses have been flocking to the PCT, AT, and CDT. Lucky for you, you completed your thru-hike in the days of old, when seeing another hiker on the trail was a rare treat.
Photo: John Roig / Flickr.

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