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62 Motivational Hiking Quotes (ADVENTURE)

Top 10 Most Famous Hiking Quotes

You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way. - Dr. Seuss
You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way. – Dr. Seuss
Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb. - Greg Child
Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb. – Greg Child
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
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
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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
We don't stop hiking because we grow old — we grow old because we stop hiking. - Finis Mitchell
We don’t stop hiking because we grow old — we grow old because we stop hiking. – Finis Mitchell
Carry as little as possible, but choose that little with care. - Earl Shaffer
Carry as little as possible, but choose that little with care. – Earl Shaffer
It always seems impossible until it’s done. - Nelson Mandela
It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela
It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. - Sir Edmund Hillary
It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. – Sir Edmund Hillary
Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it. - Andy Rooney
Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it. – Andy Rooney

16 Hiking Quotes That Will Inspire You To Experience Nature

“I walked slowly to enjoy this freedom, and when I came out of the mountains, I saw the sky over the prairie, and I thought that if heaven was real, I hoped it was a place I never had to go, for this earth was greater than any paradise.”

Daniel J. Rice
A walk in nature walks the soul back home. - Mary Davis
A walk in nature walks the soul back home. – Mary Davis
I’d rather be hiking in the rain, than sitting inside at a desk on a sunny day.
I’d rather be hiking in the rain, than sitting inside at a desk on a sunny day.

“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.
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
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
Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. - John Muir
Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. – John Muir
May your dreams be larger than mountains and may you have the courage to scale their summits. - Harley King
May your dreams be larger than mountains and may you have the courage to scale their summits. – Harley King
Stop staring at mountains. Climb them instead, yes, it’s a harder process but it will lead you to a better view.
Stop staring at mountains. Climb them instead, yes, it’s a harder process but it will lead you to a better view.
Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better. - Albert Einstein
Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better. – Albert Einstein
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. - Beverly Sills
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. – Beverly Sills
In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks. - John Muir
In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks. – John Muir
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. - Vincent Van Gogh
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. – Vincent Van Gogh
Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. - Gary Snyder
Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. – Gary Snyder
To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles. - Mary Davis
To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles. – Mary Davis
I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. - John Burroughs
I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. – John Burroughs
Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world. - John Muir
Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world. – John Muir

14 Hiking Quotes that Will Elevate Your Determination to Climb

“For those who climb, the answer is both obvious and impossible to explain — the everyday concerns of livelihood, of social standing, overdue bills, and futureless romance all fall away before the vast and overwhelming absolute of the mountain.”

Paul Watkins
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
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
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. - Confucius
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucius

“On a hike, the days pass with the wind, the sun, the stars; movement is powered by a belly full of food and water, not a noxious tankful of fossil fuels. On a hike, you’re less a job title and more a human being. A periodic hike not only stretches the limbs but also reminds us: Wow, there’s a big old world out there.”

Ken Ilgunas
For hiking is one of those things that you can only do when you have the determination in you.
For hiking is one of those things that you can only do when you have the determination in you.
You can't climb up a mountain with downhill thoughts.
You can’t climb up a mountain with downhill thoughts.

“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
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
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
If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal. - Paulo Coelho
If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal. – Paulo Coelho
Hiking and happiness go hand in hand or foot in boot. - Diane Spicer
Hiking and happiness go hand in hand or foot in boot. – Diane Spicer
I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it. - Rosalia de Castro
I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it. – Rosalia de Castro
You need special shoes for hiking—and a bit of a special soul as well. - Terri Guillemets
You need special shoes for hiking—and a bit of a special soul as well. – Terri Guillemets
If you think you’ve peaked, find a new mountain.
If you think you’ve peaked, find a new mountain.
Each fresh peak ascended teaches something. - Sir Martin Conway
Each fresh peak ascended teaches something. – Sir Martin Conway

5 Hiking Quotes With Friends

We are all travelers in the wilderness of the world and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. - Robert Louis Stevenson
We are all travelers in the wilderness of the world and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. – Robert Louis Stevenson
In life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with. - Charles Schulz
In life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with. – Charles Schulz
Happiness is hiking with friends.
Happiness is hiking with friends.
It’s not how many miles you walk, it’s how many smiles you share.
It’s not how many miles you walk, it’s how many smiles you share.
It’s not where you go, but who you go with.
It’s not where you go, but who you go with.

7 Hiking Quotes That Will Make You Laugh

Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost, and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that. - Ellen Degeneres
Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost, and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that. – Ellen Degeneres
Always hike with someone in worse shape than you. The bears out there will know.
Always hike with someone in worse shape than you. The bears out there will know.
Hiking’s not for everyone. Notice the wilderness is mostly empty. - Sonja Yoerg
Hiking’s not for everyone. Notice the wilderness is mostly empty. – Sonja Yoerg
Anywhere is ‘within walking distance if you have the time. - Steven Wright
Anywhere is ‘within walking distance if you have the time. – Steven Wright
Bring a compass. It’s awkward when you have to eat your friends.
Bring a compass. It’s awkward when you have to eat your friends.
Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence. - Hermann Buhl
Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence. – Hermann Buhl
I hike to burn off the crazy.
I hike to burn off the crazy.

10 Hiking Quotes That Will Make You Think

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
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
I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. - Jack Frost
I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. – Jack Frost
Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing. - Barry Finlay
Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing. – Barry Finlay
After a day’s walk, everything has twice its usual value. - G.M. Trevelyan
After a day’s walk, everything has twice its usual value. – G.M. Trevelyan
Those who travel to mountain-tops are half in love with themselves and half in love with oblivion. - Robert Macfarlane
Those who travel to mountain-tops are half in love with themselves and half in love with oblivion. – Robert Macfarlane
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
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
Deep down, at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical. - Carl Sagan
Deep down, at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical. – Carl Sagan
The best view comes after the hardest climb.
The best view comes after the hardest climb.
I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than trees. - Henry David Thoreau
I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than trees. – Henry David Thoreau
We must get beyond textbooks, go out into bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness of truth and explore and tell the world of our glorious journey. - John Hope
We must get beyond textbooks, go out into bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness of truth and explore and tell the world of our glorious journey. – John Hope

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