There’s an interesting discussion going on now at AT-L, the email discussion list about the Appalachian Trail.
See Developing mental toughness for LD hiking if you’re registered at Yahoog Groups.
When I’m in the wilderness is the only time that I feel like everything is going to be OK. It’s the only place I feel safe.
My feelings are just a slight variation of that. When I’m in the wilderness is the only time I feel like I can feel completely relaxed, that I feel at ease.