Hiking In The Mountains Quotes by Jamie Luner, John Muir, Edward Whymper, Lisa Morgan, Tom Brown, Jr., T. S. Eliot and many others.
Hiking alone lets me have some time to myself.
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
Do nothing in haste; look well to each step; and from the beginning think what may be the end.
The bizarre trend in mountaineers is not the risk they take, but the large degree to which they value life. They are not crazy because they don’t dare, they’re crazy because they do. These people tend to enjoy life to the fullest, laugh the hardest, travel the most, and work the least.
The place where you lose the trail is not necessarily the place where it ends.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Above all, do not lose your desire to walk.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Watch your step.
Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking; You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.
It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.
The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.