"The tendency nowadays to wander in wildernesses is delightful to see.
Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.”
~John Muir from The Writings of John Muir 
Read more about wilderness in “The Last Quiet Places" with Gordon Hempton
Photo by Jeremy Dunlop / Flickr, cc by-nc-nd 2.0

"The tendency nowadays to wander in wildernesses is delightful to see.

Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.”

~John Muir from The Writings of John Muir

Read more about wilderness in “The Last Quiet Places" with Gordon Hempton

Photo by Jeremy Dunlop / Flickr, cc by-nc-nd 2.0

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