By Sarah Laskow

Screenshot via Mercy for Animals

Traditionally, hiking one of America’s iconic trails from beginning to end was about getting away from the world and taking your time to enjoy nature. It’s still about doing all that. But increasingly, people want to do it as fast as humanly possible. Because most Americans are not down with the medium chill. They’re more into the flash-freeze mode of relaxation.

Take Josh Garrett, for instance. Dude just hiked the Pacific Crest Trail — that’s 2,650 miles, from the Mexico-America border, all the way up to Canada. …read more
Source: Grist

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