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Cam “Swami” Honan has trekked more than 55,000 miles (88,514 km) in some 56 countries around the globe.

Over the past quarter of a century, his travels have taken him fromPakistan to Patagonia and fromTibet to Tasmania (see 100 Classic Hikes for some of his favourites), however, by far his longest hiking journey took place in North America.

Between July, 2011 and December, 2012, he completed a trip that was called the “12 Long Walks.” Consisting of a dozen consecutive long distance hikes and totalling more than 14,300 miles (23,014 km), Cam passed through 29 US States, 4 Canadian provinces and destroyed some 28 pairs of trail running shoes! Along the way he set records for the completion of acalendar year Triple Crown (Pacific Crest, Appalachian and Continental Divide Trails – 236 days) and distance covered in a calendar year (2012).

In more recent times, Cam has pioneered traverses of Mexico’s Copper Canyon region(2013 – along with Justin “Trauma” Lichter) and Peru’s Cordillera Blanca Range (2014). When not wandering the wild regions of the planet, he can be found splitting his time between Australia, the US and his adopted homeland of Mexico.


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