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Trail Mix: Wit & Wisdom from the Outdoors

Trail Mix: Wit & Wisdom from the Outdoors

by Corinne Gaffner Garcia (Editor)

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Overview

Trail Mix: Wit & Wisdom from the Outdoors is a collection of quotes, poetry, and passages from classic books that provide outdoor inspiration to those in the woods, on the mountain, beside the water, or at home. Featured throughout the book is a pantheon of outdoor lovers, nature writers, and environmental conservationists, including John Muir, Henry David Thoreau, John Wesley Powell, George Perkins Marsh, and many more whose love and respect for the outdoors remains a model for today.


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ISBN-13: 9781493038299
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 05/01/2019
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 1,143,953
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Corinne Gaffner Garcia has been a writer and editor for close to two decades. She has written extensively for national and regional publications on topics ranging from outdoor adventure (Women’s Adventure, Women’s Health, USA Today Travel, Northwest Travel, Via - AAA Magazine) to parenting (Parents, Fit Pregnancy), architecture and homes (Country Living, Martha Stewart Living), and general lifestyle (Marie Claire, Christian Science Monitor). She is currently the Editor in Chief for Big Sky Journal, a magazine that covers life in the Northern Rockies, and the Managing Editor for Western Art & Architecture magazine. Corinne lives in Bozeman, Montana.

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Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling. —Henry David Thoreau

Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain. —Jack Kerouac

And into the forest I go, To lose my mind and find my soul. —John Muir

I will come again and conquer you because as a mountain you can't grow, but as a human, I can. —Sir Edmund Hillary

if we allow ourselves contemplative time in nature...then we can hear the voice of our conscience.  —Terry Tempest Williams

I love to sit on a mountain top and gaze. I don’t think of anything but the people I care about and the view. —Julian Lennon

Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life. —Werner Herzog

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. —Robert Frost

Table of Contents

Introduction by Corinne Gaffner Garcia

Adventure
Beauty
The Call of the Wild
Conservation
Happiness
Healing
Lessons
Reflection
Whimsy

Acknowledgments
About the Author

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