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also known as “Fastpacking”

runpacking/rʌn -ˈpakɪŋ/noun

noun: runpacking

verb: runpacking

adjective: runpack-ey

  1. Traveling across a route by running. Terrain may vary. Gear may vary. Running speed may vary (greatly).
    • mirrors its older sibling “backpacking” in all ways except speed, and gear (light or ultralight gear).
    • allows the traveler to be faster, carry less gear and endure more Runner’s Highs and Lows than they ever would have bargained for

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