Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #609 – June 13, 2017



Our outfits were never the same from trip to trip, for between each time something new had been seen, heard of, or devised that seemed to offer promise of improvement. The perfect outfit was ever an elusive goal to be sought, but never reached.

—PAUL FINK, Backpacking Was the Only Way, 1975

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