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 for pathfinder
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pathfinder \Path"find`er\, n.
     One who discovers a way or path; one who explores untraversed
     regions.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The cow is the true pathfinder and pathmaker. --J.
                                                    Burroughs.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pathfinder
      n 1: someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
           [syn: scout, pathfinder, guide]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  83 Moby Thesaurus words for "pathfinder":
     adventurer, alpinist, ancestor, announcer, antecedent, astronaut,
     avant-garde, bellwether, buccinator, bushwhacker, camper, climber,
     coach, comers and goers, commuter, cosmopolite, cruiser,
     excursionist, explorer, fare, forebear, foregoer, forerunner,
     front runner, frontiersman, fugleman, globe-girdler, globe-trotter,
     goer, groundbreaker, guide, hajji, harbinger, herald, innovator,
     instructor, jet set, jet-setter, journeyer, lead runner, leader,
     mariner, mentor, messenger, mountaineer, palmer, passenger,
     passerby, pilgrim, pioneer, point, precedent, precursor,
     predecessor, preparationist, preparator, preparer, rubberneck,
     rubbernecker, sailor, scout, sightseer, stormy petrel, straphanger,
     teacher, tourer, tourist, trailblazer, trailbreaker, trainer,
     transient, traveler, trekker, tripper, vanguard, vaunt-courier,
     viator, visiting fireman, voortrekker, voyager, voyageur, wayfarer,
     world-traveler
  
  

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