The transcendentalist walks down a lone path of individualism to find himself in nature. This path, like one in the image, goes through nature. Transcendentalists believed the best way to discover themselves was through nature.
This is actually me. Almost all of my friends are, and have always been, dudes. I have no idea why. I swear I don't have a preference. Things just tend to turn out that way. I can really relate to this.