Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #701 – Sept 13, 2017

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Our plans were seldom adhered to, and generally much altered en route. That mattered little to us, for all our needed supplies were in the packs on our backs; we could make camp in one place just as well as in another.

—PAUL FINK, Backpacking Was the Only Way, 1975


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

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Sandra-Schmid-climbing-over-fence-Southern-AZ-Hiking-Club-work-trip-Galiuros-1993

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


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.

Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #364 – Oct 11, 2016

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Sandra-Schmid-hiking-at-Desolation-Wilderness-CA-2000

Hanging over our planning was the ever present problem of weight; if everything was to be carried on our backs, it must be pared to the last ounce.

—PAUL FINK, Backpacking Was the Only Way, 1975


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.