8 Inspirational Quotes / Images That’ll Make You Want to Go Backpacking Today

WARNING: the following photos + quotes will make you want to quit your job and disappear into the mountains.  Proceed with caution.

8 Inspirational Quotes / Images That’ll Make You Want to Go Backpacking Today

“The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs more defenders.” – Edward Abbey 

Edward Abbey Quote

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“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” – John Muir

john muir quote

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“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.” – John Muir

John Muir Quote

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“This curious world we inhabit is more wonderful than convenient; more beautiful than it is useful; it is more to be admired and enjoyed than used.” – Henry David Thoreau 

thoreau quote

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“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Neloson Mandela

nelson mandela quote

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“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
lao tzu quote - journey of thousand miles small

Dream less.  Adventure more.

Adventure inspiration

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I don’t go to the mountains to get away from it all, but rather, to immerse myself in all that I need.

Zach Davis quote

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