This Guy Walked From Mexico to Canada, and His Transformation Is Incredible

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This is one of the most epic before-and-after transformations we’ve seen yet. Ian Crombie completed the incredible feat of walking from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail ¡ª 2|668 miles| to be exact. “My upper body strength went to my legs. I’ve got massive ham hocs now. It was hard keeping weight on. I walked 25-30 miles a day and tried to eat 5|000-6|000 calories a day|” the man said in a comment-filled Reddit thread about his journey. In total| Ian speculates that he lost 20-30 pounds over the course of almost six months along the trial.

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The reason for the months-long hike? The desire to leave day-to-day life for a while and reap the therapeutic benefits of nature. “I’m not running away from anything. But if I’ve learned anything so far| it’s that you don’t need a reason to get up and leave| you just have to put it on the calendar|” Ian explained. You can see more photos of his journey and learn more about how he completed the hike on his website.

Related: This Guy Took a Selfie For Every Mile He Hiked ¡ª You Won’t Believe How Much He Transformed in 2|660 Miles