(CA/NM/US) Vegan hiker walks 2,655 miles in record 59 days for animal rights (Video)
- Vegan hiker Josh Garrett walked 2,655 miles from Mexico to Canada in a
record 59 days to raise awareness for animal cruelty and funds for the
animal-rights group Mercy for Animals.
Garrett battled heat stroke, loneliness and exhaustion during his
harrowing solo hike, walking an average of 45 miles a day. When he
felt like giving up, Josh, 30, said his love for animals kept him
Garrett, who has been a vegan for the past year and a half, subsisted
on a diet of vegan bars, peanut butter, kale chips and corn nuts
during his grueling trek across the Pacific Crest Trail from June 10
to Aug. 8.
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