Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #361 – Oct 8, 2016

Sandra-Schmid-walking-Willow-at-Alford-Greenway-Tallahassee-FL-2011

Sandra-Schmid-walking-Willow-at-Alford-Greenway-Tallahassee-FL-2011

In the first place you can’t see anything from a car; you’ve got to get out of the goddamned contraption and walk, better yet crawl, on hands and knees, over the sandstone and through the thornbush and cactus. When traces of blood begin to mark your trail you’ll see something, may be. Probably not.

—EDWARD ABBEY, Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness, 1968


Click to find over 2,000 additional Trail Quotes  arranged loosely into 60 subjects. I want the Trail Quotes to be a readable source for inspiring, challenging, and amusing information and knowledge; as well as a reliable, easy-to-use reference work for finding the precise wording, author, date, and source of the trail quotation.

Advertisements