10. “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.”

Sir Edmond Hillary

9. “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than trees.”

Henry David Thoreau

8. “Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.”

Sir Martin Conway

7. “Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking. You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.”

Cindy Ross

6. “The mountains whisper for me to wander; my soul hikes to the call.”

Angie Weiland Crosby

5. “Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.”

Rachel Carson

4. “Every now and then it’s good to stop climbing and appreciate the view from right where you are.”

Lori Deschene

3. “I found far more answers in the woods than I ever did in the city.” 

Mary Davis

2. “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.”

Rachel Wolchin

1. “The mountains are calling and I must go.”

John Muir


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