“Whether they’re kicking shale rocks around, chugging through dune sand, or climbing up soil and tree roots, they absolutely love to tackle sediment. These ain’t “mudders”, they’re rock stompers that yearn for ledges and climbs. They simply get it done, and get it done with ease.”
"....Enough cannot be said for a baseline of physical fitness that incorporates raw strength, endurance, and proprioception. And having the mental fortitude to overcome obstacles small and large will reduce the stress of exploration significantly. Not just in the event of things going FUBAR in the woods, but for life in general."