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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.

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

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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.

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"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."

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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.

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Watch Davidhazy talk more about his journey here.

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