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Where Do You Belong?

“I prefer the saddle to the streetcar and star-sprinkled sky to a roof. The obscure and difficult trail, leading into the unknown, to any paved highway, and the deep peace of the wild to the discontent bred by cities… ” – Everett Ruess, 1934

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The Best Teacher: Nature

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.” -John Lubbock, British archaeologist and biologist, 19th century

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One With Nature

“Those who know do not talk Those who talk do not know Keep your mouth closed Guard your senses Temper your sharpness Simplify your problems Mask your brightness Be at one with the dust of the earth This is primal union. One who has achieved this state Is unconcerned with friends and enemies With good …

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The Zen Hiker

Another of the wonderfully motivating quotes for hikers! “A virtuous man when alone loves the quiet of the mountains. A wise man in nature enjoys the purity of water. One must not be suspicious of the folks who take pleasure in mountains and streams, But rather measure how well he sharpens his spirits by them.” …

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Summit Stones on Hiking Lady’s Adventures

Summit Stone

There is a wonderful blog called Summit Stones & Adventure Musings, with stories and inspiration from a writer and artist named DSD. DSD has created numerous summit stones – hand painted treasures of inspiring outdoor landscapes on stones that have been collected through the years. Hiking Lady has joined along in the project to help …

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