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Hiking Climbing Quotes By Duncan Ferguson

Climbing is the lazy man's way to enlightenment. It forces you to pay attention, because if you don't, you won't succeed, which is minor - or you may get hurt, which is major. Instead of years of meditation, you have this activity that forces you to relax and monitor your breathing and tread that line between living and dying. When you climb, you always are confronted with the edge. Hey, if it was just like climbing a ladder, we all would have quit a long time ago. — Duncan Ferguson

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Colleen Mariotti

Investing the time in climbing, descending, or traversing toward a new perspective is always worthwhile. — Colleen Mariotti

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Greg Child

Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb. — Greg Child

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Clive Standen

I prefer to stay in shape through doing activities I enjoy, such as climbing, hiking and exploring. — Clive Standen

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Lee Child

Then eventually Westwood arrived. He looked nothing like Reacher expected, but the reality fit the bill just as well as the preconceptions had. He was an outdoors type, not a lab rat, and sturdy rather than pencil-necked. He looked like a naturalist or an explorer. He had short but unruly hair, fair going gray, and a beard of the same length and color. He was red in the face from sunburn and had squint lines around his eyes. He was forty-five, maybe. He was wearing clothing put together from high-tech fabrics and many zippers, but it was all old and creased. He had hiking boots on his feet, with speckled laces like miniature mountain-climbing ropes. He was toting a canvas bag about as big as a mail carrier's. — Lee Child

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Jonathan Waterman

Many climbers become writers because of the misconceptions about climbing. — Jonathan Waterman

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Barry Perdana Putra

Speed is not a priority, just enjoy your hike - Keep smile — Barry Perdana Putra

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Maurice Herzog

The mountains were there and so was I. — Maurice Herzog

Hiking Climbing Quotes By George Leigh Mallory

Half the charm of climbing mountains is born in visions preceding this experience - visions of what is mysterious, remote, inaccessible. — George Leigh Mallory

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Jack Kerouac

Jumping from boulder to boulder and never falling, with a heavy pack, is easier than it sounds; you just can't fall when you get into the rhythm of the dance. — Jack Kerouac

Hiking Climbing Quotes By James McAvoy

I like playing sport, and I like doing physical stuff. I like hiking and I like climbing and I like playing sport. I do a lot. But I don't like the term 'exercising.' I feel like with sport, you're playing games. But with exercise, you're literally just trying to stop yourself from dying too young. It's weird. — James McAvoy

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Tyler Hamilton

If you like the outdoors, Colorado is a big adventure playground for adults: it's great for skiing, cycling, climbing, and hiking. — Tyler Hamilton

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Ed Viesturs

Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory. — Ed Viesturs

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Nolan Gould

I like reading, writing, hiking, camping, free running, surfing, rock climbing, long boarding, and so much more. — Nolan Gould

Hiking Climbing Quotes By John Muir

Doubly happy, however, is the man to whom lofty mountain tops are within reach. — John Muir

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Kathy B. Steele

I went into geology because I like being outdoors, and because everybody in geology seemed, well, they all seemed like free spirits or renegades or something. You know, climbing mountains and hiking deserts and stuff. — Kathy B. Steele

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Jason Clarke

A lot of my climbing and hiking gear is all wool because I can wear it for a week straight and it doesn't smell. And when you get hot and sweaty in a cold temperature, it stays warm. — Jason Clarke

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Edward Abbey

In the American Southwest, I began a lifelong love affair with a pile of rock. — Edward Abbey

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Lisa Morgan

The bizarre trend in mountaineers is not the risk they take, but the large degree to which they value life. They are not crazy because they don't dare, they're crazy because they do. These people tend to enjoy life to the fullest, laugh the hardest, travel the most, and work the least. — Lisa Morgan

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Lowell C. Bennion

Learn to like what doesn't cost much.
Learn to like reading, conversation, music.
Learn to like plain food, plain service, plain cooking.
Learn to like fields, trees, brooks, hiking, rowing, climbing hills.
Learn to like people, even though some of them may be different...different from you.
Learn to like to work and enjoy the satisfaction doing your job as well as it can be done.
Learn to like the song of birds, the companionship of dogs.
Learn to like gardening, puttering around the house, and fixing things.
Learn to like the sunrise and sunset, the beating of rain on the roof and windows, and the gentle fall of snow on a winter day.
Learn to keep your wants simple and refuse to be controlled by the likes and dislikes of others. — Lowell C. Bennion

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Mark Udall

Truth be told, I'm much more comfortable in a pair of hiking boots or with a rack of climbing gear than in front of a laptop. — Mark Udall

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Agatha Christie

She belonged to the class that wear their best clothes, however unsuitable to the occasion. Last year, you know, we had a picnic outing at Scrantor Rocks. You'd be surprised at the unsuitable clothes the girls wore. Foulard dresses and patent-leather shoes and quite elaborate hats, some of them. For climbing about over rocks and in gorse and heather. And the young men in their best suits. Of course, hiking's different again. That's practically a uniform, and girls don't seem to realize that shorts are very unbecoming unless they are very slender. — Agatha Christie

Hiking Climbing Quotes By Mark Obmascik

I just love all this,' Walt says. 'The sights, the smells, making the effort and pushing yourself and getting something that's really hard to get. I'll fly on a plane and people will look out the window at thirty thousand feet and say, 'Isn't this view good enough for you?' And I say no, it's not good enough. I didn't earn it. In the mountains, I earn it. — Mark Obmascik