20+ Best Rock Climbing Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Rock climbing is a sport in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls. Profoundly inspirational rock climbing quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Rock Climbing Quotes

I am an amateur mountain climber. Once or twice a year I go off to Chamonix in the French Alps, under Mont Blanc, and with a guide do treks that include rock climbing at high altitude. — Robert Littell

My mother used to rock me – and she used big rocks. — Rodney Dangerfield

The tide of visitors will float slowly about the bottom of the valley as harmless scum collecting in hotel and saloon eddies, leaving the rocks and falls eloquent as ever. — John Muir

In the American Southwest, I began a lifelong love affair with a pile of rock. — Edward Abbey

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I love surfing, rock climbing, cycling – all that stuff. But it’s just amazing that I can inspire people with my running. It’s humbling, really. — Dean Karnazes

I actually just rock-climbed when I was away on vacation and now I’m searching out rock climbing gyms. That’s my new obsession for 2013. — Shay Mitchell

Only last week I murdered a rock, injured a stone and hospitalized a brick. — Muhammad Ali

I think a great first date would be something different… not like movies or going to dinner… going rock climbing together… doing an activity and then going to dinner, so that you guys share an experience, and then you have something to talk about, and it’s not the same old thing. — Madeline Zima

It’s the maritime equivalent of rock climbing. — Cesar Romero

When we are clicking and we have everybody firing we are a more dangerous team. When they can lock down on one guy, we kind of slow down, but when we are flying and everyone is contributing, that is when we are at our best. — Raja Bell

Ocean State School of Gymnastics has a 25-year history of quality instruction and safety from highly trained instructors and coaches. We brought that same tradition to our rock climbing business. All our instructors have been trained and safety certified. — Tim Lyons

I grew up rock climbing. — Jason Momoa

I got a plumbing company. I’ve got to drive. … You’re caught between a rock and a hard place. — Ed McLaughlin

Start with short stories. After all, if you were taking up rock climbing, you wouldn’t start with Mount Everest. So if you’re starting fantasy, don’t start with a nine-book series. — George R. R. Martin

Just why is Yosemite climbing so different ? Why does it have techniques, ethics and equipment all of its own ? The basic reason lies in the rock itself. Nowhere else in the world is the rock so exfoliated, so glacier-polished and so devoid of handholds. All of the climbing lines follow vertical crack systems. Every piton crack, every handhold is a vertical one. Special techniques and equipment have evolved through absolute necessity. — Yvon Chouinard

I have some close friends I keep in touch with. I knit. I watch a little too much TV. I ski, if the weather’s right for that. If I can find a group of buddies, I go rock climbing. — Melissa Leo

Along with rock climbing, I hike and I like to go to the beach, anything outdoors and anything that takes me out of the everyday. — Christa B. Allen

I like mountains, always have done. Big obstinate bits of rock sticking up where they’re not wanted and getting in folk’s way. Great. Climbing them is a different matter altogether though. I hate that. — Mark Lawrence

On the personal side, I was rock climbing and taking pictures with my friends. We took all sorts of portrait and action pictures, and I was thinking at the time that these are inherently difficult to focus correctly. — Ren Ng

I would also suggest that any aspiring writer begin with short stories. These days, I meet far too many young writers who try to start off with a novel right off, or a trilogy, or even a nine-book series. That’s like starting in at rock climbing by tackling Mt. Everest. Short stories help you learn your craft. — George R. R. Martin

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