- Albert Einstien
"The best climber in the world is the one who is having the most fun."
- Alex Lowe
"I am always glad to touch the living rock again and dip my hand in the high mountain air."
- John Muir
"All that is gold does not glitter. Not all those who wander are lost."
- JRR Tolkien
"If catching a big trout doesn't create an obsession, losing one sure as hell does."
- Jim Dean (fly rod and reel)
"The earth does not belong to man...man belongs to the earth."
- Chief Seattle
"In the wilderness, I find something more dear and connate the in the streets or villages...in the woods we return to reason and faith."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent."
- Dave Barry
"Backpacking: An extended form of hiking in which people carry double the amount of gear they need, for half the distance they planned to go, in twice the time it should take."
- Author Unknown
"We do not stop hiking because we grow old, we grow old because we stop hiking."
- Finis Mitchell
"It's better to travel well, than to arrive.'
"The mountains are calling and I must go."
- John Muir
"Until I learn a place with my feet, I never really feel like I know it."
- Daisann McLaine
"Me thinks that the momen my feet begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow."
- Henery David Toreau
"Once in a while you find a place on eath that becomes your very own. I place undefined. Waiting for you to bring your color, yourself. A place untouched, unspoiled, undeveloped. Raw, honest, and huanting. No one, nothing is telling you how to feel or who to be. Let the mountains have you for a day."