“No matter how sophisticated you may be, a large granite mountain cannot be denied – it speaks in silence to the very core of your being” ― Ansel Adams
“Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.” ― Greg Child
“What are men to rocks and mountains?” ― Jane Austen
“Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.” ― Jeffrey Rasley
“It’s always further than it looks. It’s always taller than it looks. And it’s always harder than it looks.” ― The 3 Rules of Mountaineering
“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity.” ― John Muir
“Take only pictures; leave only footprints.” ― Anonymous
What can you say about hiking in the mountains except that it’s ethereal and timeless? I hope to preserve these memories forever in my mind.