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Fastpacking Across the Full Width of The New Forest National Park | Will’s World

24 hours, from the furthest western extreme over to the furthest eastern extreme – and almost entirely on trails. Achievable? Watch to find out.

In case you haven’t heard, komoot have added a new feature to their app that makes route planning a whole lot easier.

Called Trail View, it uses an AI-powered image recognition technology that identifies user-uploaded photos of trails around the globe. The best of these trail photos are then featured to help users make better-informed decisions as to whether a specific path is suitable for their chosen sport or experience level

OM editor Will recently tested this out for Outdoors Magic by using it to plan out a fastpacking route from one side of the New Forest National Park to the other – and almost entirely on trails.

Here’s how that adventure went…

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