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300 Mountain Captions For Instagram & Mountain Quotes For Instagram!

Looking for some famous, funny, motivational or inspirational mountain captions or quotes for your Instagram photos?

Mountains are one of the best parts about being outdoors in nature and so here you will find lots of quotes and captions about them!

Often you get absolutely stunning views from the top of a mountain, so I’m sure you will have taken many photos to capture the view and just how high you climbed!

Or even if you’re just admiring the mountain from down below, you can get some spectacular photos of the scenery.

When it comes to uploading your mountain pictures to social media though, it can sometimes be hard trying to come up with a caption that will do your photo justice.

This article cuts out all the hard work of trying to come up with a caption for your Instagram photo as it gives you all the best captions, quotes and puns about mountains, whether you’re climbing a mountain solo, with friends or as a couple with your partner.

All you have to do is choose one you like, copy and paste and get on with enjoying your trip or editing your photos!

Whether you’ve been hiking in famous places such as Machu Picchu in Peru, Mount Fuji in Japan, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Roy’s Peak in New Zealand, or even on one of the many Sydney Coastal Walks, you should be able to find a mountain caption perfect for your photo!

If you’re preparing to climb a mountain, you’re just photographing them or you’re just wanderlusting and looking for some travel inspiration, you’ll find 300 quotes about climbing mountains, moving mountains, and inspiring mountain captions, funny mountain quotes, puns and hashtags for your Instagram pictures right here! 

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Best Mountain Quotes For Instagram

 1. “The hardest mountain to climb is the one within.” — J. Lynn

2. “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” — Sir Edmund Hillary

3. “The best view comes after the hardest climb.” — Unknown

4. “When life gives you mountains, put on your boots and hike.” — Unknown

5. “You can’t conquer a mountain, though it may conquer you.” — Jimmy Chin

6. “There is no wifi in the mountains, but I promise you will find a better connection.” — Unknown

7. “Life is better when you’re surrounded by your best friends in the mountains.” — Unknown

8. “I love places that make you realize how tiny you and your problems are.” — Unknown


Best Captions About Mountains For Instagram

9. The mountains are my happy place.

10. The mountains are calling and I must go.

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

12. And into the mountains I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.

13. Dear mountains, I think about you all the time.

14. A little more altitude, a little less attitude.

15. If you need me, you can find me in the mountains.

16. If it involves mountains, breakfast, coffee, or campfires – I’m in.


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Climbing the Tomaree Summit Walk, Australia

Popular Quotes About Mountains

17. “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddam mountain.” — Jack Kerouac

18. “I am never lost in the mountains, it’s where I find myself.” — Unknown

19. “Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” — Ed Viesturs

20. “Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.” — Hermann Buhl

21. “You are not in the mountains. The mountains are in you.” — John Muir

22. “Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.” — Sir Martin Convay

23. “Mountains teach that not everything in this world can be rationally explained.” — A. Lwow

24. “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

25. “What are men to rocks and mountains?” — Jane Austen


Popular Mountain Captions For Instagram

26. Life should have more mountains and less stress.

27. Wake up, it’s adventure and coffee time.

28. All good things are wild and free.

29. Sky above. Earth below. Peace within.

30. On a date with mountains. Brb.

31. Mountains are the soul’s fuel.

32. I am just a mountain girl at heart.

33. Find me where the wild things are.

34. Feels good to be lost in the right direction.

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Climbing Phou Si Mountain in Luang Prabang, Laos


Short Mountain Quotes

35. “Nothing lives long, only the earth and mountains.” — Dee Brown

36. “No single mountain ever came to me… so I always go to them.” ― Erik Tanghe

37. “How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” — John Muir

38. “Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so… get on your way!” — Dr. Seuss

39. “I was overlooking the heights and I felt somewhere in between!” ― Jasleen Kaur Gumber

40. “I go to seek a great perhaps.” — John Green

41. “There is always a mountain ahead, that must be conquered.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

42. “I learn something every time I go into the mountains.” — Michael Kennedy

43. “The mountains were there and so was I.” — Maurice Herzog

44. “The mountains whisper for me to wander; my soul hikes to the call.” — Angie Weiland-Crosby


Short Mountain Captions For Instagram

45. Take me to the mountains.

46. Hike more. Worry Less.

47. Life is better in hiking boots.

48. Everything is better in the mountains.

49. All I need is a mountain breeze and tall trees.

50. Coffee. Mountains. Adventure.

51. Over the mountains and through the woods.

52. And so the adventure begins.

53. Go wild, for a while.

54. Fresh air, don’t care.

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Climbing Mount Ngungun, Queensland Australia


Funny Mountain Quotes 

55. “There’s nothing but a fine line between ‘hell’ and ‘hill’.” — Unknown

56. “It’s just a hill, get over it.” — Unknown

57. “You need mountains, long staircases don’t make good hikers.” — Amit Kalantri

58. “I like being near the top of a mountain. One can’t get lost here.” — Wislawa Szymborska

59. “Feeling LOW? Go on mountains.” — Prajakta Mhadnak

60. “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

61. “There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.” — Sir Rannulph Fiennes

62. “Sleeping bags are the soft tacos of the bear world.” — Unknown

63. “The closer you are to nature the further you are from idiots.” — Unknown

64. “What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally shit myself lifeless.” — Bill Bryson

65. “Trust me, there are things in this mountain that will make your jaw bounce off the floor.” – Unknown


Funny Captions About Mountains For Instagram

66. Time in the mountains is always snow much fun.

67. Until further notice, assume that we’re peaking.

68. Life’s a mountain, not a beach.

69. Here is a photo of me and my therapist.

70. Sometimes, you just need to change your altitude.

71. Enjoying life in the snow lane.

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Hiking in Oman


Inspiring Mountain Quotes

72. “Being positive is like going up a mountain. Being negative is like sliding down a hill. A lot of times, people want to take the easy way out, because it’s basically what they’ve understood throughout their lives.” — Arthur Schopenhauer

73. “Some hills are each only a few centimeters short of being a mountain.” ― M. Mokhonoana

74. “The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain — he is inspired by it. The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem — he is challenged by it. Mountains are created to be conquered; adversities are designed to be defeated; problems are sent to be solved.” — William Arthur Ward

75. “In a flat country, a hillock thinks itself a mountain.” — Turkish Proverb

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

77. “Within and around the earth, within and around the hills, within and around the mountains your authority returns to you.” ― Joan Halifax

78. “I know I can’t own a hilltop, a meadow, or a mountainside. But keeping it a secret somehow makes it mine.” ― Joyce Rachelle

79. “The higher the hill, the stronger the wind: so the loftier the life, the stronger the enemy’s temptations.” — John Wycliffe

80. “I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.


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81. Go where you feel most alive.

82. Adventure awaits.

83. Going to the mountains is going home.

84. There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.

85. Climbing my way to bigger and better things.

86. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

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Climbing in San Pedro De Atacama, Chile

Motivational Mountain Quotes

87. “Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.” — Arthur Schopenhauer

88. “Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” — Barry Finlay

89. “You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain.” — Tom Hiddleston

90. “The farthest mountain is the one you think you can never reach and it may even be just by the side of you!” — Mehmet Murat ildan

91. “Mountains are only a problem when they are bigger than you. You should develop yourself so much that you become bigger than the mountains you face.” — Idowu Koyenikan

92. “No matter the height of them, faith takes the mountains that stand in front of us and makes them the road that passes under us.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

93. “I strive to climb mountains, forge streams and oceans to find the unwelcome silence that mocks my existence; I must aim higher.” — Virginia Alison

94. “You won, this time. But you are as big as you are ever going to get. And I’m still growing.” – Unknown

95. “Keep moving through valleys to find your sight, as the dark becomes the light. Keep moving up mountains to find your strength, as you climb the hardest length.” ― Laura Roberts

96. “Mountains know secrets we need to learn. That it might take time, it might be hard, but if you just hold on long enough, you will find the strength to rise up.” — Tyler Knott

97. “Your situation may seem to look permanent and you may find massive mountains soaring against you but you have the power to bring these mountains down low to bring forth change and progress which were unbearable yesterday.” ― Patricia D’souza

98. “When the wind calls, you know, that somewhere in the mountains, it has found the answers that you were looking for. The pull of the horizon overcomes the inertia of reason… And you just have to go.” — Vikram Oberoi

99. “Only if you have been in the deepest valley, can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.” — Richard M. Nixon


Beautiful Quotes About Mountains

100. “Keep your goals as big as mountains. But if you want to achieve them, be sure to keep them unsullied by fear.” ― Chetan M. Kumbhar

101. “If you have the high spirit of the high mountains, even the greatest powers of the outer world will respect and admire you.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

102. “So this was what a mountain was like, the same as a person: the more you know, the less you fear.” — Wu Ming-Yi

103. “As a mountain you can’t grow, but as a human I can.” — Sir Edmund Hillary

104. “I appreciate why I come to the mountains: not to conquer them, but to immerse myself in their incomprehensible immensity.” — Jennifer Lowe-Anker

105. “And if someday, my sons ask, “Dad, why did you choose to climb?” Smiling, I’ll reply, I climbed so you could fly.” — Mekael Shane

106. “There are far better things ahead than the ones we leave behind.” ― C.S. Lewis

107. “Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than what we could learn from books.” – Unknown

108. “To wish a life without stairs, without hills and mountains is to wish a dim life without the joy of rising with our own efforts.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

109. “When preparing to climb a mountain – pack a light heart.” — Dan May

110. “She asked him “What do you do when you feel alone and lonely?” And he said “I talk to the mountains!” ― Avijeet Das

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Hiking the Pearl Beach to Patonga Walk in NSW Australia


Dreamy Mountain Quotes

111. “May your dreams be larger than mountains and may you have the courage to scale their summits.” — Harley King

112. “I have found a dream of beauty at which one might look all one’s life and sigh.” – Unknown

113. “All mountain landscapes hold stories: the ones we read, the ones we dream, and the ones we create.” ― Michael Kennedy

114. “Although I deeply love oceans, deserts, and other wild landscapes, it is only mountains that beckon me with that sort of painful magnetic pull to walk deeper and deeper into their beauty.” — Victoria Erikson

115. “This mountain, the arched back of the earth risen before us, it made me feel humble, like a beggar, just lucky to be here at all, even briefly.” — Bridget Asher


Mountain View Quotes

116. “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

117. “When everything feels like an uphill struggle, think of the view from the top.” — Unknown

118. “Stop staring at mountains. Climb them instead. Yes, it’s a harder process but it will lead you to a better view.” — Unknown

119. “Always be thankful for the little things… Even the smallest mountains can hide the most breathtaking views!” — Nyki Mack

120. “Don’t pay attention to the size of the mountain in front of you. Rather, think about what the view from the summit is going to be like.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

121. “Plains and valleys look more beautiful for those who have no hope of the summits!” – Unknown

122. “The climb speaks to our character, but the view, I think, to our souls.” — Lori Lansens

123. “A sense of solemn aspiration comes upon us as we view the mountain. We are uplifted. The entire scale of being is raised. Our outlook on life seems all at once to have been heightened.” – Unknown

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Hiking at Hokitika Gorge – one of the most Instagrammable places in New Zealand South Island

Climbing Mountain Quotes

124. “Mountains are both journey and destination. They summon us to climb their slopes, explore their canyons, and attempt their summits.” ― T.A. Loeffler

125. “The summit is what drives us, but the climb itself is what matters.” — Conrad Anker

126. “He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragedies, real or imaginary.” – Unknown

127. “Remember that time spent on a rock climb is not subtracted from your lifespan.” — Unknown

128. “Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.” — Sir Edmund Hillary

129. “Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.” – Unknown

130. “There are two kinds of climbers: those who climb because their heart sings when they’re in the mountains, and all the rest.” — Alex Lowe

131. “Climbing a mountain represents a chance to be briefly free of the small concerns of our common lives, to strip off nonessentials, to come down to the core of life itself: food, shelter, and friends.” ― Mateo Cabello

132. “The higher you climb on the mountain, the harder the wind blows.” — Sam Cummings

133. “Getting to the top of any given mountain was considered much less important than how one got there: prestige was earned by tackling the most unforgiving routes with minimal equipment, in the boldest style imaginable.” — Jon Krakauer

134. “I’m always looking for a new challenge. There are a lot of mountains to climb out there. When I run out of mountains, I’ll build a new one.” — Sylvester Stallone

135. “You never climb the same mountain twice, not even in memory. Memory rebuilds the mountain, changes the weather, retells the jokes, remakes all the moves.” — L. Tejada-Flores

136. “Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.” — Greg Child

137. “You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.” – Unknown

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Climbing to see Mount Fuji in Japan


Quotes About Mountain Climbers & Mountaineering 

138. “Life’s a bit like mountaineering — never look down.” — Edmund Hillary

139. “Great things are done when men and mountains meet.” — William Blake

140. “As a professional climber, that’s the question you always get: Why, why, why? It’s an ineffable thing; you can’t describe it.” — Jimmy Chin

141. “Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer. Camp out among the grasses and gentians of glacial meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of nature’s darlings.“ — Unknown

142. “Those who travel to mountain-tops are half in love with themselves, and half in love with oblivion.” — Robert Macfarlane

143. “Accidents on big mountains happen when people’s ambitions cloud their good judgment. Good climbing is about climbing with heart and with instinct, not ambition and pride.” – Unknown

144. “In the world of mountains, there will always be someone doing something bigger, better, and crazier.” ― Christine Reed

145. “It’s always further than it looks. It’s always taller than it looks. And it’s always harder than it looks.” — The three rules of mountaineering

146. “Climbing is one of the few sports in which the arena (the cliffs, the mountains, and their specific routes) acquire a notoriety that out-populates, outshines, and outlives the actual athletes.” — Jonathan Waterman

147. “Going to the top of a high mountain to conquer it is a primitive thought. If you go up the mountain to touch him, to understand him, to feel what he’s going through and see what he sees, then you’re a good and an uncommon mountaineer.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

148. “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

149. “Who wouldn’t be a mountaineer! Up here all the world’s prizes seem nothing.” — John Muir

150. “The mountain decides whether you climb or not. The art of mountaineering is knowing when to go, when to stay, and when to retreat.” — Ed Viesturs

151. “Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.” — Paul D. Boyer

152. “Once Everest was determined to be the highest summit on earth, it was only a matter of time before people decided that Everest needed to be climbed.” — Jon Krakauer

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Hanging Rock, Blue Mountains Australia

Couple Dating & Love Mountain Quotes

153. “I don’t want to be ‘tied down’ with someone, I want to be set free with someone.” — Unknown

154. “Your partner is both home and adventure all at once.” — Unknown

155. “Instead of Netflix and chill, we watch sunsets on a hill.” — Unknown

156. “Find someone who is a home and an adventure all at once.” — Unknown

157. “It doesn’t matter where you are going, it’s who you have beside you.” — Unknown

158. “Couples who hike together stay together.” — Unknown

159. “Think of every date as one step up — they’re leading you to a beautiful peak.” — Unknown

160. “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.” — Lewis Carroll

161. “What we find in a soulmate is not something wild to tame, but something wild to run with.” – Unknown

162. “Oh yes! I have couple-goals too. I love to couple myself with- Books, Coffee and Mountains.” – Unknown 

163. “Like the weightlessness of standing at the peak, a soulmate makes you feel free.” — Unknown

164. “I know there’s nature all around, but I can’t keep my eyes off of you.” — Unknown

165. “Ain’t no mountain high enough, ain’t no valley low enough, ain’t no river wide enough, to keep me from getting to you babe.” — Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

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Hiking in beautiful Zion National Park, Utah


Quotes About Mountain Adventures

166. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” — Helen Keller

167. “Sometimes you just need an adventure to cleanse the bitter taste of life from your soul.” – Unknown

168. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal.” — Paulo Coelho

169. “Adventure isn’t hanging on a rope off the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude that we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life.” — John Amatt

170. “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

171. “We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us.” — John Muir

172. “That’s what mountains do, they taunt you, lure you to the freedom of the wilderness, and it is f*cking exhilarating.” ― Shannon M Mullen

173. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” — T.S. Eliot

174. “Any coward can sit at home and criticize a pilot for flying into a mountain in a fog. But I would rather by far die on a mountainside than in bed.” — Charles Lindbergh

175. “If adventure has a final and all-embracing motive, it is surely this: we go out because it is our nature to go out, to climb mountains, and to paddle rivers, to fly to the planets and plunge into the depths of the oceans… When man ceases to do these things, he is no longer man.” – Unknown

176. “Mostly the restless people of the valleys climb the tough peaks of the mountains. The rest, the peaceful ones always stay in the valleys. Adventure is the invention of restless minds.” – Unknown 


Mountain Summit and Peak Quotes

177. “Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.” — Paul D. Boyer

178. “I’ve realized that at the top of the mountain, there’s another mountain.” — Andrew Garfield

179. “The top of one mountain is always the bottom of another.” — Marianne Williamson

180. “It’s not all about the views from the top of the mountain, there are so many beautiful things you pass on your journey to the top. Appreciate the beauty along your path!” — Unknown

181. “To live only for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.” — Robert M. Pirsig

182. “Without mountains, we might find ourselves relieved that we can avoid the pain of the ascent, but we will forever miss the thrill of the summit. And in such a terribly scandalous trade-off, it is the absence of pain that becomes the thief of life.” — Craig D. Lounsbrough

183. “The way up to the top of the mountain is always longer than you think. Don’t fool yourself, the moment will arrive when what seemed so near is still very far.” — Paulo Coelho

184. “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” — Andy Rooney

185. “Atop a mountain, one feels as close to the heavens as a bird soaring through the sky.” – Unknown

186. “Reaching the top of a high mountain is just a personal victory. But for a victory to be important for the society, it has to be useful for humanity.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

187. “A mountain top is not simply an elevation, but an island, a world within a world, a place out of place.” ― Paul Gruchow

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

189. “How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.” — Yvon Chouinard

190. “What draws us from the low valleys to the high mountains is that noble stance of the summits.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

191. “You cannot stay on the summit forever; you have to come down again. So why bother in the first place? Just this: What is above knows what is below, but what is below does not know what is above. One climbs, one sees. One descends, one sees no longer, but one has seen. There is an art of conducting oneself in the lower regions by the memory of what one saw higher up. When one can no longer see, one can at least still know.” — Rene Daumal

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Peaceful Mountain Quotes

192. “Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.” — William Shakespeare

193. “The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.“ — R. Pirsig

194. “Throw me to the mountains, I’ll be at peace as long as I will live.” ― Shashank Rayal

195. “My happy place… The forest, the mountains… No better place to recharge than in the embrace of Mother Nature.” — Unknown

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

197. “We are lucky that mountains exist; we are lucky that we have such beautiful sanctuaries on earth where we can enjoy utter silence and heavenly rise.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan


Mountain & Nature Quotes

198. “It is true that every mountain has four faces, and one tends to know but one.” ― C. Fuentes

199. “Mountains are earth’s undecaying monuments.” — Nathaniel Hawthorne

200. “I like geography best, he said, because your mountains & rivers know the secret. Pay no attention to boundaries.” — Brian Andreas

201. “The mountains stand as if they have been there since the beginning of time.” ― Foster Kinn

202. “Mountains make me believe that nothing can be bigger than nature, not even human ego.” – Unknown

203. “I slow down when hiking. The rhythm of nature is more leisurely. The sun comes up, it moves across the sky, and you begin to synchronize to that rhythm.” — John Mackey

204. “Mountains, according to the angle of view, the season, the time of day, the beholder’s frame of mind, or any one thing, can effectively change their appearance. Thus, it is essential to recognize that we can never know more than one side, one small aspect of a mountain.” -Unknown

205. “No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun.” — Chinese Proverb

206. “Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.” — John Ruskin

207. “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.” — John Muir

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Hiking by Lake Moraine in Banff National Park, Canada


Spiritual Mountain Quotes

208. “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

209. “Without the energy that lifts mountains, how am I to live?” ― Mirabai

210. “God’s gift to the world are the Trees, Sun, and Mountains” ― Roland R Kemler

211. “Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.” ― Jeffrey Rasley

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

213. “I’d rather be in the mountains thinking of God than in church thinking of the mountains.” – Unknown

214. “Whenever I see a mountain, I remember God is still alive.” ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

215. “Look at the mountains. Look and the oceans! No one else can change the oceans into mountains or mountains into oceans, because the work of God’s hands is the greatest.” – Unknown

216. “If you want to draw closer to God, don’t go climbing looking for mountaintop experiences, instead, go explore the fertile valleys of suffering.” ― Danny L Deaubé

217. “My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.” -Unknown


Mountain Life Quotes

218. “The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.” — Georges Simenon

219. “If you are faced with a mountain, you have several options. You can climb it and cross to the other side. You can go around it. You can dig under it. You can fly over it. You can blow it up. You can ignore it and pretend it’s not there. You can turn around and go back the way you came. Or you can stay on the mountain and make it your home.” — Vera Nazarian

220. “These great trees of the mountains, I feel they know me well, as I watch them & listen to their secrets, happy to rest my head beneath their outstretched arms.” ― Ruskin Bond

221. “Life sucks a lot less when you add mountain air, a campfire and some peace and quiet.” – Unknown

222. “Mountains are giant, restful, absorbent. You can heave your spirit into a mountain and the mountain will keep it, folded, and not throw it back as some creeks will. The creeks are the world with all its stimulus and beauty; I live there. But the mountains are home.” ― A. Dillard

223. “Forget about the money for a moment. Lose yourself in the wilderness, listen to the music of the softly blowing winds, feel the rain on your bare skin, let the mountains take the burden off your shoulders.” ― Kiran Bisht

224. “At least now I knew that my heart was wedded to the mountains — to the wild places. It was there, and there alone, that I was whole, contented, and blissful. No relationship, career, or wealth could ever take its place.” ― Heather “Anish” Anderson

225. “A night on the mountain is better than a thousand nights in the city because you meet the universe on the mountain.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

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Climbing the Jerusalem Bay Track, Australia


Thought Provoking Quotes About Mountains

226. “In the mountains, you are sometimes invited, sometimes tolerated, and sometimes told to go home.” — Fred Beckey

227. “Mountains which block your way are mostly created by your own wrong thinking.” – Unknown

228. “It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.” – Unknown

229. “It disturbed me that people would come to the mountains and regard the place as if it was somehow unreal, as if no action of theirs could have an effect on the landscape.” ― Sid Marty

230. “The cliche is that life is a mountain. You go up, reach the top, and then go down.” — J. Moreau

231. “It is better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.” — William Arthur Ward

232. “Everybody wants to reach the peak, but there is no growth on the top of a mountain. It is in the valley that we slog through the lush grass and rich soil, learning and becoming what enables us to summit life’s next peak.” — Andy Andrews

233. “The mountains are a demanding, cold place, and they don’t allow for mistakes.” — C. Anker

234. “I am convinced that the jealous, the angry, the bitter, and the egotistical are the first to race to the top of mountains. A confident person enjoys the journey, the people they meet along the way and sees life not as a competition.” — Shannon L. Alder

235. “No matter how sophisticated you may be, a large granite mountain cannot be denied — it speaks in silence to the very core of your being.” — Ansel Adams

236. “Human life is far more important than just getting to the top of a mountain.” — E. Hillary

237. “Be like a mountain, aim to touch the sky but stay rooted to the ground.” — Unknown

238. “The only way to fully know the soul of a mountain is to live it’s all seasons and it’s all heights and the same thing is valid for people as well.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

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

240. “Mountains terrify me – they just sit about; they are so proud.“ — Sylvia Plath

241. “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.” – Unknown

242. “The mountains here contained a sense of time, geologic time. They lay in embryo, a process unfolding, or a shriveled dying perhaps. They had the look of naked events.” ― Don DeLillo

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Hiking in Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park, Australia

Inspirational Moving Mountains Quotes

243. “You will be amazed at the mountains you can move if you just try!” ― Unknown

244. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” ― Confucius

245. “Let her sleep for when she wakes she will move mountains.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte

246. “I’m just moving clouds today, tomorrow I’ll try mountains.” ― Ashleigh Brilliant

247. “If you can’t move a mountain by faith, move it by carrying away stone by stone.” – Unknown

248. “May you find the might to move your mountains.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

249. “When you cannot move a mountain, it is only because you were meant to climb it.” – Unknown

250. “That girl, she’s going to move mountains.” ― Unknown

251. “Persistence is the most powerful force on earth, it can move mountains.” ― Albert Einstein

252. “You can’t move mountains by whispering at them.” ― Pink

253. “When faced with a large project, remember you move a mountain one stone at a time.” – Unknown 

254. “You climb mountains with your feet, but can only move them with your soul.” ― M. Dhliwayo

255. “Faith can move mountains. Doubt can create them.” ― Unknown

256. “We aren’t made to live in the shadow of daunting, haunting mountains. We were made to move them.” ― Elizabeth Griffin

257. “Love and gratitude can part seas, move mountains, and create miracles.” ― Rhonda Byrne

258. “You cannot walk on water or move mountains without faith.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo

259. “Whatever you want is behind the mountain of struggles. Nothing great comes with ease.” – Unknown

260. “If your mind can move mountains and swallow gods, why does it worry with helpless yesterdays and unborn tomorrows?” ― Kamand Kojouri

261. “Kid, you’ll move mountains!” ― Dr. Seuss

262. “Now, we are not afraid, although we know there’s much to fear, we were moving mountains long before we knew we could.” ― Mariah Carey & Whitney Houston, “When You Believe”

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Hiking in Langkawi, Malaysia


Skiing & Snowy Mountain Quotes

263. “There is no such thing as too much snow.” — Doug Coombs

264. “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a ski pass.” — Unknown

265. “A bad day on the slopes beats a good day at work.” — Unknown

266. “Skiing is the next best thing to having wings.” — Oprah Winfrey

267. “Life is like skiing. Just like skiing, the goal is not to get to the bottom of the hill. It’s to have a bunch of good runs before the sun sets.” — Seth Godin

268. “Only mountains can feel the frozen warmth of the sun through snow’s gentle caress on their peaks.” — Munia Khan

269. “The brightest of all nightscapes is to be found when a full moon shines on winter mountains. Such a landscape offers the maximum reflection, being white, planar, tilted and polished.” – Unknown

270. “There is nothing in the world like going out onto an untouched, open, virgin mountain slope, drenched under a thick blanket of new powder snow. It gives a supreme feeling of freedom, mobility. A great sense of flying, moving anywhere in a great white paradise.” — Hans Gmoser

271. “Feel the mountain and let it show you how you’re going to ski it. Relax and cruise. This isn’t a fight, it’s a dance, and the mountain always leads.” — Jim Bowden

272. “You are one with your skis and nature. This is something that develops not only the body but the soul as well, and it has a deeper meaning for people than most of us perceive.” – Unknown

273. “The wastes of snow on the hill were ghostly in the moonlight. The stars were piercingly bright.” ― Maud Hart Lovelace


Mountains In The Clouds Quotes

274. “Clouds come and go, the mountain remains.”― Meeta Ahluwalia

275. “May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” — Edward Abbey

276. “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” — Edward Abbey

277. “The mountain remains unmoved at seeming defeat by the mist.”— Rabindranath Tagore

278. “Gazing out from the mountains, the clouds are whiter, the sky is bluer, the air seeping into your lungs is as clear as the water roaring down from the snow, melting on the high peaks. A place where heaven is a little closer.”— Virginia Alison

279. “Among the clouds, we shared a cup of tea, the mountain and me.” ― Meeta Ahluwalia

280. “When you stand at the bottom of the mountain and look up at the mountain top, the path looks hard and stony, and the top is obscured by clouds. But when you reach the top and you look down, you realize that there are a thousand paths that could have brought you to that place.”— Roz Savage

281. “In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.”— R. Ingersoll

282. “Moonlight disappears down the hills, mountains vanish into fog, and I vanish into poetry.” – Unknown

283. “The great Rocky Mountains, softly shaded in gray, were submerged in a sea of fluffy white clouds, feathery wisps enveloping the peaks like a kingdom of the air.”— G. Sweeney

284. “Emerald slopes became so tall they touched the clouds, and showers painted diamond waterfalls that sluiced down cliff sides.”― Victoria Kahler

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Climbing up Poem Mountain in Halong Bay Vietnam

Mountain Hashtags

285. #mountains 

286. #mountainscape 

287. #mountainadventures 

288. #neverstopexploring 

289. #mountaintop 

290. #mountain 

291. #mountainlovers 

292. #landscape  

293. #mountainporn 

294. #mountainview 

295. #mountainsarecalling 

296. #mountainside

297. #mountainlandscape

298. #mountainlife 

299. #mountainphotography

300. #instamountains


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