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Backpackers are Athletes, Too!

Name another sport where you have to carry the necessary gear in your pack, cover varied terrain, gain and lose elevation, take into account weather changes, and cover great distances on your feet with relatively little rest or outside support day after day.  Backpackers are absolutely endurance athletes and should fuel for their adventures accordingly!

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