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This was a formative book for me when I was a senior in high school and in later college years It expresses so eloquently how I feel about wilderness and what is left of our natural environment Hurry and take the road to the roadless area, because it won t be roadless long Written in 1966, andtrue than ever, now Not to forget but to remember Thanks for reminding me, Janis. Published in the 1960s, I read this in my teens in the 1970s and it led me to a lifelong pursuit of knowledge and wisdom through playing in the woods Thanks guys Beautiful life. Cool book Nice effort to seek the outdoors and react in a poetic sense.Some nice excerpts Nature might have made Sphinxes in her spare time Or Mona Lisa with her left hand, BlindfoldedAfter the first Artist Only the copyistVery 1960 sin a good way.
A love poem to wilderness my personal favorite Nature might have made Sphinxes in her spare timeOr Mona Lisas with her left hand,Blindfolded.Instead she gave the grain of sand,The polished river stone, The Grand Canyon. The other reviewers have said what needs to be said I ll only say that I agree, and that there s a Christian edge to some of the writings, but it wasn t enough to put me off, even with the biblical styled font Also, I didn t realize until I had my hands on a copy, that it s not really a book, in the usual sense, buta series of block quotes and pictures Probably takes an hour or so to read. This is a wondrous catalogue of journeying, tied into some of the most notable opinions on the discovery of life without the cliche passings of those who never bother to search the world and themselves I was given this by my father upon graduating from college, a very personal thing that he loves to do It shaped him, I am sure, and it has done wonders for me I am surprised to find that I am actually the first to even review it it has been out for decades and is really a rare find in terms o This is a wondrous catalogue of journeying, tied into some of the most notable opinions on the discovery of life without the cliche passings of those who never bother to search the world and themselves I was given this by my father upon graduating from college, a very personal thing that he loves to do It shaped him, I am sure, and it has done wonders for me I am surprised to find that I am actually the first to even review it it has been out for decades and is really a rare find in terms of quality, opaque, inward revelation I am not a pushy person However get out there and read it One of my favorite books ever, it is so beautifully written it makes my heart ache You can pick it up and immediately you re immersed in the Sierras, or on the California coastbeautiful photographs accompany the descriptive, hand written passages that stand the test of time even as our wilderness dwindles. &Download Epub ⇯ On the Loose ★ On the Loose is a journey through the American West, led by two adventurous brothers, Terry and Renny Russell It is a chronicle of triumph and tragedy the triumph of gaining an insight about oneself through an understanding of the natural world the tragedy of seeing its splendor increasingly threatened by people who don t know or don t care The photographs, all taken by the authors, capture Yosemite, Point Reyes, the High Sierra, the Great Basin, and Glen Canyon in the s and sDespite the fact that On the Loose has been out of print for than a decade, contemporary readers have not forgotten this timeless classic Readers have described On the Loose as moving and inspirational One reader says, This book made me cry at age , and it still does atAnother reader notes, This book expresses that deep yearning to wander, to explore, to live fully like no other artistic expression I have ever come across On the Loose is available only at One of my favorites and one I wish I could say I d readrecently Everything I love about living in the world around me is in here and makes me wish I could somehow live it and reread these lines at the same time. Honestly, this book was a quick and crazy inspirational read If you love the outdoors and have a desire to experience it to the fullest, this book will inspire you to just grab your pack and start walking into the wild unknown.