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Life of a Fastpacker

Calories consumed per day: 4,500

Calories burned per day: 7,000 (He makes up the difference by bingeing in towns along the way.)

Walking hours per day: 15

Sleeping hours per day: 7-8

Pairs of shoes worn through after 6,875 miles (11,064 kilometers): 17

Days spent off-trail in seven months: 5

Longest stretch, in miles, between food and clothing resupplies: 380 (612 kilometers)

Approximate number of Balance Bars eaten over seven months: 1,200


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