Quit Your Job and Hike: 8 Quotes to Help Inspire Your Next Adventure

Or maybe ask for an extra week of vacation, and take on a section hike.  In whatever capacity you can get on the trail, make it happen.  The below quotes are meant to pour some gasoline on that wanderlust fire burning deep in your loins.

“The true wilderness experience is one, not of escaping, but of finding one’s self.” –Howard Zahniser

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“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” –Gary Snyder

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“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” –Henry David Thoreau

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“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” –John Ruskin

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“Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“You cannot stay on the summit forever; you have to come down again. So why bother in the first place? Just this: What is above knows what is below, but what is below does not know what is above. One climbs, one sees. One descends, one sees no longer, but one has seen. There is an art of conducting oneself in the lower regions by the memory of what one saw higher up. When one can no longer see, one can at least still know.” – René Daumal 

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“Choose only one master: nature.” –Unknown

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

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