Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1009 – July 18, 2018

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Jim-Schmid’s-mtn-bike-on-C&O-Canal-1988

When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. There is no other way for land to survive the impact of mechanized man.

—ALDO LEOPOLD, US Conservationist, 1887–1948


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1008 – July 17, 2018

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Jim-Schmid’s-Bacchetta-Giro-recumbent-IPP-Aurora-Branch-2015-8-21-23

Hedge or qualify as we will, man is part of nature.

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


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1007 – July 16, 2018

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Sandra-Schmid-walking-on-Crooked-Creek-Trail-Conway-SC-1999

Whatever befalls the Earth, befalls the sons of the Earth. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the earth, he does to himself.

—CHIEF SEATTLE, leader of the Suquamish Tribe in the Washington Territory, 1790–1866


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1006- July 15, 2018

Sandra-Schmid-with-bikes-Eagles-Nest-Mtn-Bike-Weekend, NC-1985

Sandra-Schmid-with-bikes-Eagles-Nest-Mtn-Bike-Weekend, NC-1985

Government authorities and public representatives at all levels are supposed to be accountable to all the people, including you and your mountain biking friends. If you have the right arguments and present them reasonably, chances are pretty good you’ll be able to secure or retain access in most cases where you and your bike don’t represent a serious threat to the environment.

—ROB VAN DER PLAS, The Mountain Bike Book, 1990


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1005- July 14, 2018

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Jim-Schmid’s-campsite-at-Lee-State-Park-sign-Carolina-Connector-11-10-82

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

—RACHEL CARSON, Naturalist, Writer, 1907-64


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1004- July 13, 2018

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Sandra-Schmid-next-to-Pacific-Crest-Trail-marker-CA-10-12-2006

In few regions of the world—certainly nowhere else in the United States—are found such a varied and priceless collection of the sculptured masterpieces of nature as adorn, strung like pearls, the mountain ranges of Washington, Oregon and California. The Pacific Crest Trailway is the cord that binds this necklace.

—CLINTON CLARKE, founder of the Pacific Crest Trail, 1945


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1003- July 12, 2018

Sandra-Schmid-hiking-with-group-Rim-Hike-02-High-Top-of-Bee-Tree-2015-03-21

Sandra-Schmid-hiking-with-group-Rim-Hike-02-High-Top-of-Bee-Tree-2015-03-21

Walking isn’t a lost art—one must, by some means, get to the garage.

—EVAN ESAR, US humorist, 1899-1995


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1002- July 11, 2018

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

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

Hiking was—and is—a means of experiencing nature that replenished the body and soul so as to better carry on the business of modern life.

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


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1001- July 10, 2018

Jim-Schmid-on-Wrangell-St-Elias-Glacier-AYH-Parks-Alaska-Trip-1992

Jim-Schmid-on-Wrangell-St-Elias-Glacier-AYH-Parks-Alaska-Trip-1992

I was walking an average of about two and a half miles a day, which is still more than most Americans. Most Americans don’t even walk that.

—MORGAN SPURLOCK, US Documentary Filmmaker, 1970-


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1000- July 9, 2018

Sandra-Schmid-biking-on-bike-path-Jekyll-Island-GA-1990

Sandra-Schmid-biking-on-bike-path-Jekyll-Island-GA-1990

Greenways provide more bang for the recreational buck by taking advantage of otherwise unbuildable landscapes like floodplains and ridgelines, and by linking lands already in public ownership.

—ED MCMAHON, Director, American Greenways Program, 1998


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