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. —John Muir

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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.

JOHN MUIR

naturalist, author

COMMENTS


Pierre from Pelham, NH AUGUST 8, 2016
Still and always will be true

Nancy from Brooklyn, Ny JULY 21, 2016
Remember the simplicities.in life.Remember ho. The world was born. Return nature.....a freer way of life emotionally and spspirituality.

Tammy from Ludington APRIL 26, 2016
Absolutely, it's very restorative!

Pam from Anaconda APRIL 14, 2016
We live in the Pintler Mtns. wouldn't trade it for the world.

Patty from Montana  APRIL 8, 2016
We hike in the bitterroot area of Montana --- A great place to call home!


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