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Visualizing the long-distance backpacker

A long-distance hiker's poster, from the Thru-Hiking Facebook page.
A long-distance hiker's poster, from the Thru-Hiking Facebook page.

HIKING -- Hikers who tackle entire lengths of long-range trails such as the Pacific Crest Trail are called "thru hikers." 

Follow them on the Thru Hiking facebook page. 



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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