Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1145 – Dec 1, 2018

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Sandra-Schmid-hiking-in-Phoenix-Mtns-Preserve-AZ-1998

User created trails. Long-lasting trails, then, must be of use.

—ROBERT MOOR, On Trails: An Exploration, 2016


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1109 – Oct 26, 2018

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Sandra-Schmid-bicycling-on-Doodle-Trail-Pickens-SC-10-24-2016

There is a crucial difference between a trail that “lies lightly on the land,” as trail-builders like to say, and a wide footpath lined with handrails and park benches: the former allows us to experience the complexity and roughness of the world beyond us, while the latter gives us the impression that the world was put here for us.

—ROBERT MOOR, On Trails: An Exploration, 2016


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1072 – Sept 19, 2018

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Sandra-Schmid-on-Parsons-Mtn-Lake-Sumter-NF-bicycle-ride-SC-1989

Managing people and managing water, it turns out, are the twin challenges of designing a sustainable trail.

—ROBERT MOOR, On Trails: An Exploration, 2016


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1034 – August 12, 2018

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Jim-Schmid-bicycling-New-River-Rail-Trail-VA-1990

Certain trails are so elegant that they seem to lie sleeping just beneath the surface of the earth. Rather than being created by us, it is as if these trails unveil themselves through us.

—ROBERT MOOR, On Trails: An Exploration, 2016


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #920- April 20, 2018

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

I learned that the soul of a trail—its trail-ness—is not bound up in dirt and rocks; it is immaterial, evanescent, as fluid as air. The essence lies in its function: how it continuously evolves to serve the needs of its users.

—ROBERT MOOR, On Trails: An Exploration, 2016


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