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The very first marathon was run by a poor sap named Phidippides in or about the year 496 B.C. As legend has it, Phidippides was a messenger in the Persian/Greek War who was sent with an urgent dispatch from the city of Marathon to Athens – roughly 26 miles of running. After delivering his message, Phidippides dropped over dead from…

A recent article in Afar magazine extols the virtues of leaving the tent behind to hike hut-to-hut through some of the most spectacular countries all around the world. I’ve just returned from one such adventure—a six-day sojourn through the High Sierra camps of Yosemite—and I heartily concur. Here’s the winning formula: you pack lightly (maximum 20 pounds versus the 40…

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