50+ Best Mountain Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Mountain is a raised part of the earth’s surface, much larger than a hill, the top of which might be covered in snow. Inspirational mountain quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Most Famous Mountain Quotes

The mountains are the last place where man can feel truly wild. Unknown

The best view comes after the hardest climb. Unknown

The great thing about reaching the top of the mountain is realising that there’s space for more than one person. And you’re now in the prime position to help others up. Unknown

The mountains are calling and I must go. John Muir

I see every person as a mountain of sorts; we can see how they look from afar, but will never know them until we explore. Unknown

It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. Unknown

You cannot conquer a mountain, for it shall continue to exist beyond you. However, if not careful, a mountain can conquer you. Unknown

Hike more. Worry Less. Unknown

My spirit soars where the air goes thin. Unknown

Go where you feel most alive. Unknown

A younger me needed to climb every mountain. The older me says they photograph better from the bottom. Unknown

Nothing lives long, Only the earth and mountains. Dee Brown

We always discuss reaching the top of the mountain as the challenge. But those that have been there know coming back down is the hardest part. Unknown

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Inspirational Mountain Quotes

How wild it was to let it be. Cheryl Strayed

I’ve never understood hiring Sherpas to claim you’ve conquered Everest. I’d rather climb a mountain half the size and be able to say I’ve done it on my own. Unknown

Life is better in hiking boots. Unknown

The sun shines brightest from the peaks of mountains. Unknown

Coffee, Mountains, Adventure Unknown

Some mountains only require a good pair of shoes. Others require an entire team to conquer. Knowing which is which is the key to success. Unknown

All good things are wild and free. Unknown

What a funny world we live in when we won’t turn our phones off, yet we get excited to see we’ve hiked far enough to lose service. Unknown

Go wild, for a while Unknown

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Over every mountain, there is a pass, although it may not be seen from the valley

Going to the mountains is like going home John Muir

Mountains teach that not everything in this world can be rationally explained. Aleksander Lwow

If you think you’ve peaked, find a new mountain. Unknown

‘I like the mountains because they make me feel small,’ Jeff says. ‘They help me sort out what’s important in life.’ Mark Obmascik

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

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

A little more altitude, a little less attitude Unknown

Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. John Muir

Each fresh peak ascended teaches something. Sir Martin Conway

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Motivational Mountain Quotes

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

Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley. Theodore Roethke

When everything feels like an uphill struggle, think of the view from the top Unknown

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! John Muir

Mountains slowly change, but they will always be there, defining Freedom. Foster Kinn

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was. Dag Hammarskjold

Those personal values, which we gain from our approach to the mountains, are great enough to enrich our life. Is not the irrationality of its very lack of purpose the deepest argument for climbing? Heinrich Harrer

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

Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you. David McCullough Jr

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. John Lubbock

We cannot lower the mountain, therefore we must elevate ourselves Todd Skinner

What draws us from the low valleys to the high mountains is that noble stance of the summits! Mehmet Murat ildan

I like geography best because your mountains & rivers know the secret; Pay no attention to borders. Brian Andreas

Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you. David McCullough Jr.

You don’t climb mountains without a team, you don’t climb mountains without being fit, you don’t climb mountains without being prepared and you don’t climb mountains without balancing the risks and rewards. And you never climb a mountain on accident – it has to be intentional. Mark Udall

Anyone who has been among mountains knows their indifference, has felt a brief, blazing sense of the world’s disinterest in us. In small measures, this feeling exhilarates. In full form, it annihilates. Mountain movie

Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion. Anatoli Boukreev

You are not in the mountains. The mountains are in you. John Muir

Up in the mountains even our greatest cities, highways, and monuments to ourselves are nothing compared to the vast awesome beauty of a big mountain range. Unknown

Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory. Ed Viesturs

Despite all I have seen and experienced, I still get the same simple thrill out of glimpsing a tiny patch of snow in a high mountain gully and feel the same urge to climb towards it. Edmund Hillary

These mountains were here long before I was born and will be here long after I am gone. Unknown

Go where you feel most alive.

When life gives you mountains put on your boots and hike. Unknown

Going to the mountains is going home.

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If you cannot understand that there is something in man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it, that the struggle is the struggle of life itself upward and forever upward, then you won’t see why we go. Edmund Hillary

The mountains have rules. They are harsh rules, but they are there, and if you keep to them you are safe. A mountain is not like men. A mountain is sincere. The weapons to conquer it exist inside you, inside your soul. Walter Bonatti

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn. John Muir

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