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Same here. I don't do as many of training hikes with a full load as I used to. Instead I focus on racking up as much elevation gain as possible in a short interval (unloaded), and work my core at the gym.azbackpackr wrote:If I am carrying all my overnight gear but I don't spend the night, I call it a "training hike."
ALMAL wrote:If you go hiking while carrying things you have packed, and then you unpack those things, then "pack it back" up when your done; that's backpacking...
azbackpackr wrote:often is used by la-di-da people who have large amounts of disposable income, and they pay Sherpas to pack huge loads to Himalayan base camps, etc.
Boldly going where no man has gone before. There aren't many places left like that, nor am I especially bold, so I'll settle for cautiously going where other people don't visit too often.chumley wrote:So what's "trekking"?