Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #650 – July 24, 2017

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The popularity of hiking in the second half of the twentieth century and relative decline of club membership obscured the volunteer labor that went into producing American hiking culture. Most hikers simply took it for granted—consuming trails, maps, and ideas but not playing a significant role in their creation.

— SILAS CHAMBERLIN, On the Trail: A History of American Hiking, 2016


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