App lets hikers meet strangers to conquer mountains together

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Not everyone enjoys hiking, but for those who do it can be a great -- and even transcendental -- adventure. While it's typically seen as lonely pursuit, it's also a great social experience that should be shared. We've already written about Backpackr, an app that enables on-the-fly meetups between solo tourists. Now lets hikers find others that share their interests and want to embark on a walking adventure with them. After creating a profile and answering some questions about their interests, users can instantly see who else is available nearby for a hike or has plans for a future…

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