On this episode we debate the Pro’s and Con’s of calling backpacking a “sport”. Should it be considered an “official” Olympic Sport? Who would referee? Who would judge? We discuss the facts about athletes and backpackers. We also answer the question; aren’t we already treating it like a sport with hikers trying to break records? Is Trail Running with a backpack on, backpacking?
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What We Talk About
Backpackers are Athletes
5 mile penalty for leaving trash on the field
Would Leave No Trace people even show up?
Running from a Grizzly could make things interesting
We already have unwritten rules
Backpackers are badass Athletes
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