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This Man Created An Incredible Time-Lapse Video By Taking 2,600 Selfies On The Pacific Coast Trail

Andy Davidhazy lost about 50 pounds during his five-month hike, and took a photo at every mile.

Posted on March 29, 2015, at 2:55 p.m. ET

In 2013, a man named Andy Davidhazy hiked the 2,663-mile Pacific Crest Trail. At every mile he took a picture of himself, capturing an amazing transformation.

Davidhazy put all of the photos in a time-lapse video, which captures his whole journey from Mexico to Canada in four minutes.

View this video on YouTube

The hike took him about five months and he lost 50 pounds in the process.

Davidhazy, a photographer and designer, wrote that he did the hike for the challenge. "This was the hardest simple thing I could think of," he said.

"Taking a photo of myself every mile wasn't about vanity, but rather a way for me to fully commit to the whole hike," Davidhazy wrote. "If I were to skip ahead, myself and everyone else would know it."

Davidhazy said the experience was transformative. "I never imagined that doing something so seemingly pointless could have such a profound impact on my life," he wrote.

Watch Davidhazy talk more about his journey here.

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