Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #674 – Aug 17, 2017

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Jim-Schmid’s-rental-mtn-bike-on-Fantasy-Island-mtn-bike-trails-Tucson-AZ-2013

It’s a feeling you get on certain trails, when you’re reacting like you and your machine are just one thing. It’s the feel of physical exertion and speed and technique all wrapped into one.

—NED OVEREND, winner of first-ever Mountain Bike World Championships (1990), 1955-


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #673 – Aug 16, 2017

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Jim-Schmid-Paul-Bunyan-Trail-MN-5-10-17

Leap and the net will appear.

—JOHN BURROUGHS, US Essayist, Naturalist, 1837–1921


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #672 – Aug 15, 2017

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Sandra-Schmid-at-Katahdin-sign-end-of-her-Appalachian-Trail-thru-hike-2001

To those who would see the Maine wilderness, tramp day by day through a succession of ever delightful forest, past lake and stream, and over mountains, we would say: Follow the Appalachian Trail across Maine. It cannot be followed on horse or awheel. Remote for detachment, narrow for chosen company, winding for leisure, lonely for contemplation, it beckons not merely north and south but upward to the body, mind and soul of man.

—MYRON AVERY, In the Maine Woods, 1934


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #671 – Aug 14, 2017

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Sandra-Schmid-looking-at-Golden-Gate-Bridge-CA-trip-out-West-1990

After all, what is a pedestrian? He is a man who has two cars—one being driven by his wife, the other by one of his children.

—ROBERT BRADBURY, The New York Times, September 5, 1962


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #670 – Aug 13, 2017

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Sandra-Schmid-resting-end-of-hike-Rim-Hike-05-Patton’s-Table-2015-06-20

….unless we begin to protect existing hiking trails and provide new ones to cope with projected demands, the hiker faces a grim future—more and more hikers with fewer and fewer places to hike.

—ROBERT LUCAS & ROBERT RINEHART, The Neglected Hiker, Backpacker, 1976


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #669 – Aug 12, 2017

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Sandra-Schmid-looking-at-cactus-McDowell-Mtn-Regional-Park-AZ-1991

To be fully human, we must participate in the natural world; to be fully alive, we must experience the living beauty of the natural world.

—ALDO LEOPOLD, US Conservationist, 1887–1948


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #668 – Aug 11, 2017

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Sandra-Schmid-Catawba-River-Grnwy-Morganton-NC-7-29-17

If the greenway movement can help us get back a bit of honest natural beauty and our heritage of historic place, we shall owe it much.

—CHARLES LITTLE, Greenways for America, 1990


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #667 – Aug 10, 2017

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Sandra-Schmid-eating-bowl-of-fruit-WA-trip-out-West-1990

Without health there is no happiness. An attention to health, then, should take the place of every other object.

—THOMAS JEFFERSON, Third US President (1801–09), 1743–1826


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #666 – Aug 9, 2017

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Sandra-Schmid-horse-ride-on-American-Flag-segment-of-AZ-Trail-1994

A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.

—IAN FLEMING, London Sunday Times, October 9, 1966


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #665 – Aug 8, 2017

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Jim-Schmid’s-Giro-Bacchetta-recumbent-Mad-River-Trail-Dayton-OH-5-6-17

Trails are routes on land or water, used for recreational purposes such as walking, jogging, hiking, bicycling, equestrian activities, mountain biking, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, and vehicular travel by motorcycle, four-wheel drive or all-terrain off-road vehicles.

—GEORGIA DEPARTMENT of NATURAL RESOURCES, Georgia Recreation Planning Manual, 1993


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