|“Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher.”|
To that end, here are five great quotations about hiking that you might discuss with your children, especially if they are in upper elementary grades or teenagers:
“We don’t stop hiking because we grow old - we grow old because we stop hiking.” - Finis Mitchell
“Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Great things are done when men and mountains meet.” - William Blake
“The mountain is calling and I must go.” - John Muir
“Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher.” - William Wordsworth
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