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I would rather watch a sunset than TV. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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On the trail, all I had to do was walk. It was up to me how far I wanted to walk and where I wanted to end up. I could stop when I wanted, I could eat when I wanted, I could take naps at any point during the day.The trail allowed me to feel a strong sense of freedom. And it helped me to see the oppression of a busy schedule and the way we multitask in civilization. I no longer saw what was civil about filling my life with commitments if I couldn't stop to watch the sunset or listen to the birds sing. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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My motivation to keep hiking was rooted in the magnificent details of the Appalachian Mountains, and the more I poured myself out - the more energy I gave the trail - the more it gave me in return. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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One of the best feelings I had growing up was being completely exhausted at the end of the day after playing outside all day. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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A lot of people talk about the trail healing them, but I feel like, the first time, it humbled me, which I probably needed. It was a completely new way to experience the world and my body. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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Hiking is great because it's a lifelong sport and you're outdoors, active, so whether you call that a sport or a hobby or a recreation, I think the wording - it's a great way to get exercise, and it can be as challenging as you want to make it. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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Our bodies are made to move, and moving down the trail is one of the oldest, natural ways people have used their bodies. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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I found things in the woods that I didn't know I was looking for ... and now I'll never be the same. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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Writing is one of the main ways that I process the experience. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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I'd always had an interest of pushing my limits and was intrigued by endurance. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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In Massachusetts and Vermont, there had been plenty of mosquitoes, but in New Hampshire, they had reinforcements. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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I know that I was hiking at a very young age because I remember being convinced that it was the trees that were talking. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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Something deep within me connected with hard work, nature and simplicity. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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I wasn't worried about not succeeding; I was worried about not trying. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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One thing I think I've always felt about being in nature is that it's a very natural taste. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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The scenic vistas of North Carolina and Tennessee make you feel like you're looking at a work of art, but crossing through the rural countryside of southwest Virginia and caressing the tall grass with your fingertips, you feel like you're part of the painting. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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Going into the woods, you can go as fast or as slow as you want. It's restorative. Even when I was young, the wilderness offered not only adventure but also therapy and peace: a place to be alone with your thoughts. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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Food is like a torture device because hiking 47 miles a day is hard enough. And then you're trying to get down 6,000 calories a day. Every hour, I needed a snack, every few hours I had to take in a meal and it's just not food, it's fuel. You're not enjoying it - you're seriously shoving it in your mouth and following it with water, juice or Gatorade. — Jennifer Pharr Davis

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I was surrounded by life and beauty. My soul was content, and my life felt full. — Jennifer Pharr Davis