92+ Best Hiking Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Hiking is one of the things that relaxes the human soul, listening and discovering itself when alone. It is one of the important sports that everyone should do in their life. Inspirational hiking quotes will inspire you to discover nature as well as discover yourselves while doing this sport.

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Famous Hiking Quotes

In the mountains, there are only two grades: You can either do it, or you can’t. Rusty Baillie

Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better. Albert Einstein

It is the mountain that has been calling me, and it’s time to answer. Susan Jagannath

Hiking is not escapism it’s realism. The people who choose to spend time outdoors are not running away from anything; we are returning to where we belong. Jennifer Pharr Davis

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. Robert Frost

After a day’s walk, everything has twice its usual value. G.M. Trevelyan

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. Izaak Walton

Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow. Henry David Thoreau

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. Beverly Sills

The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Leave the road, take the trails. Pythagoras

In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks. John Muir

Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost. Erol Ozan

If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally sh** myself lifeless. Bill Bryson

They are able who think they are able. Virgil

Camping is not a date it’s an endurance test. If you can survive camping with someone, you should marry them on the way home. Yvonne Prinz

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. John Steinbeck

To travel, to experience and learn: that is to live. Tenzing Norgay

The best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures. Lewis Carroll

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul. John Muir

I’ve fallen in love with adventures, so I begin to wonder, if that’s why I’ve fallen for you. E. Grin

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Lao Tzu

What we find in a soulmate is not something wild to tame, but something wild to run with. Robert Brault

My loss of the PCT should have distressed me, but a new instinct led me forward. I asked the mountains for some guidance, the strength to get myself out of here, and pulled wild power from within myself I’d never known I’d had. I was no longer following a trail. I was learning to follow myself. Aspen Matis

In life, it’s not where you go; it’s who you travel with. Charles Schulz

Catching those first views of layered mountains, endlessly folding over each other like a giant blue blanket, tears sprung unbidden to my eyes. I had made it. And though I was indeed alone, I felt as if I was in the best company in the world. Thru hiker

Here’s to all the places we went. And here’s to all the places we’ll go. And here’s to me, whispering again and again and again and again I love you. John Green

Where the signposts end, the trail begins. Marty Rubin

I don’t like following in people’s footsteps; I like making my own trail. The Miz

If everyone in the world took care of each other the way folks do out on the trail, and if everyone approached each day with as much hope and optimism as hikers do, the world would be a better place. Jon Tullis

A tourist follows a trail; a mountaineer finds one. Reinhold Messner

Carry as little as possible, but choose that little with care.  Earl Shaffer

Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me I am happy. Hamlin Garland

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.  Aristotle

If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail. Heraclitus

Real adventure is defined best as a journey from which you may not come back alive, and certainly not as the same person.  Yvon Chouinard

A trail through the mountains, if used, becomes a path in a short time, but, if unused, becomes blocked by grass in an equally short time. Mencius

You won, this time. But you are as big as you are ever going to get. And I’m still growing. Sir Edmund Hillary

Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains. Jeffrey Rasley

If you face the rest of your life with the spirit you show on the trail, it will have no choice but to yield the same kind of memories and dreams.  Adrienne Hall

Climbing is as close as we can come to flying. Margaret Young

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. Beverly Sills

I can’t understand why men make all this fuss about Everest  it’s only a mountain.  Junko Tabei

I was amazed that what I needed to survive could be carried on my back. And, most surprising of all, that I could carry it. Cheryl Strayed

Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.  Sir Martin Conway.

Fall down seven times and stand up eight. Japanese Proverb

It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. Sir Edmund Hillary

When everything feels like an uphill struggle, Just think of the view from the top. Anonymous

Those who travel to mountain tops are half in love with themselves and half in love with oblivion.  Robert MacFarlane

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere. Frank A. Clark

Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in an office or mowing the lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain. Jack Kerouac

Sleeping bags are the soft tacos of the bear world.  Bears

Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery. John Ruskin

A crude meal, no doubt, but the best of all sauces is hunger. Edward Abbey

Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence. Hermann Buhl

I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.  G.M. Trevelyan

The higher you climb on the mountain, the harder the wind blows. Sam Cummings

Anywhere is ‘within walking distance’. Anonymous Hiker

Thousands of tired, nerve shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home that wildness is a necessity. John Muir

Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits. Cindy Ross

You need mountains, long staircases don’t make good hikers. Amit Kalantri

Walking the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise. Carrie Latet

Let’s not mince words Everest doesn’t attract a whole lot of well balanced folks. The self selection process tends to weed out the cautious and the sensible in favor of those who are single minded and incredibly driven. Which is a big reason the mountain is so dangerous. Jon Krakauer

Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.  Frank Herbert

I love to sit on a mountain top and gaze. I don’t think of anything but the people I care about and the view. Julian Lennon

Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth. Walt Whitman

It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out it’s the grain of sand in your shoe. Robert W. Service

Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence. Hermann Buhl

When preparing to climb a mountain  pack a light heart. Dan May

Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in an office or mowing the lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain. Jack Kerouac

Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing. Barry Finlay

We live in a fast-paced society. Walking slows us down.  Robert Sweetgall

Days of slow walking are very long they make you live longer because you have allowed every hour, every minute, every second to breathe, to deepen, instead of filling them up by straining the joints. Frédéric Gros

If the winter is too cold and the summer is too hot, you are not a hiker.  A Bitter Hiker

The long distance hiker, a breed set apart, from the likes of the usual pack. He’ll shoulder his gear, be hittin the trail long gone, long ‘fore he’ll be back.  M.J. Eberhart

Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread. Edward Abbey

I would never have started this trip if I had known how tough it was, but I couldn’t and wouldn’t quit.  Ben Montgomery

Great things are done when men and mountains meet; This is not done by jostling in the street. William Blake

The danger of adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort. Paulo Coelho

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. Henry David Thoreau

Real adventure is defined best as a journey from which you may not come back alive, and certainly not as the same person. Yvon Chouinard

Thousands of tired, nerve shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home that wildness is a necessity. John Muir

If happiness is the goal and it should be, then adventures should be top priority.  Richard Branson

It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. Sir Edmund Hillary

You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong. Sue Fitzmaurice

We don’t stop hiking because we grow old, we grow old because we stop hiking. Finis Mitchel

Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures. Lovelle Drachman

The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot. Werner Herzog

Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul.  Jaime Lyn Beatty

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