It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.
Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.
Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going to fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.
A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.
I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
Travelers, there is no path, paths are made by walking.
Hiking is the best workout!... You can hike for three hours and not even realize you're working out. And, hiking alone lets me have some time to myself.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Another thing I like to do is sit back and take in nature. To look at the birds, listen to their singing, go hiking, camping and jogging and running, walking along the beach, playing games and sometimes being alone with the great outdoors. It's very special to me.
When I was hitch-hiking, people had to follow me, 'cause I didn't stay long.
I love to ride horses, hike in the woods with Juliette and appraise Longhorns.
That's what I liked about hitch-hiking. If a crowd wasn't big enough, I kept walkin.'
Midwest kids got to summer camp. There is something very special about being away from your parents for the first time, sleeping under the stars, hiking and canoeing.
I did a lot of hiking and I loved it.
Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.
I'm really an outdoorsy girl. People think I can't go anywhere without getting all primped up, but I love to go camping, and I'm totally fine with not doing my hair or makeup, not taking a shower and just hiking.
I came to Ireland 20 years ago as a student, hitch-hiking round for a week and staying in Dublin.
Also, I walk and hike in several different nearby parks near our home several early mornings a week.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
The mountains are calling and I must go.
Hitch suggested a name actress to play Marion because the bigger the star the more unbelievable it would be that we would kill her.
My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder.
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