Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #326 – Sept 3, 2016

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When Sir Edmund Hillary made the first conquest of Mt. Everest in 1953, his Sherpa bearers were almost all barefooted, even well above the snow line.

—RICHARD FRAZINE, The Barefoot Hiker, 1993


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