50+ Best Trekking Quotes–Hiking Quotes-Inspirational 2020

Awesome Motivational Mountain Trekking Quotes, & Inspirational Hiking Quotes

Hiking and Trekking Quotes are a great source of inspiration and motivation – get inspired below, let us know your favorite hiking quotes at the end.

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We all need inspiration for trekking and hiking, what can be better than awesome hiking-trekking quotes from experienced mountaineer.

These quotes are specially selected for serious trekkers and hikers looking for some motivation to conquer the mountains, whether you are new or experienced.

25 Most Inspirational & Famous Trekking Quotes & Hiking Quotes

  • “It feels good to be lost in the right direction”
  • “The best view comes after the hardest climb.”
  • “In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle
  • “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” – John Muir
  • “Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise.” – Carrie Latet
  • “You Can’t Climb Up A Mountain, With Downhill Thoughts.”
  • “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it.” – Andy Rooney
  • “Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” – Barry Finlay
  • “I like being near the top of the mountain. One can’t get lost there.” – Wislawa Szymborska
  • “Walking is man’s best medicine.” – Hippocrates
  • “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves” – Edmund Hillary
  • “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
  • “Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory. ” – Ed Viesturs
  • “Be still like a mountain and flow like a great river” – Lao Tzu
  • “Mountains are the beginning and the end of all-natural scenery.” – John Ruskin
  • “You don’t have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things, to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.” – Edmund Hillary
  • “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” – Gary Snyder
  • “Deep down, at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical.” – Carl Sagan
  • “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs
  • “The cliche is that life is a mountain. You go up, reach the top, and then go down.” – Jeanne Moreau
  • “Carry as little as possible, but choose that little with care.” – Earl Shaffer
  • “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
  • “Fall down seven times and stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb
  • “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill
  • “They are able who think they are able.” – Virgil

10 Amazingly Funny Quotes On Trekking-Motivational

  • “Let’s wander where the WiFi is weak”
  • “Hike Your Own Hike.” – Thru-Hiker
  • “If the winter is too cold and the summer is too hot, you are not a hiker.” – A Bitter Hiker
  • “I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.” – G.M. Trevelyan
  • “The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • “Sleeping bags are the soft tacos of the bear world.” – Bears
  • “Hike more, worry less.” – Anonymous
  • “We live in a fast-paced society. Walking slows us down.” – Robert Sweetgall
  • “We don’t stop hiking because we grow old – we grow old because we stop hiking.” – Finish Mitchell
  • “There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.” – Sir Rannulph Fiennes

12 Epic Mountain Trekking Quotes & Trekking Quotes To Inspire

  • “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
  • “We live in a fast-paced society. Walking slows us down.” – Robert Sweetgall
  • “Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.” – Hermann Buhl
  • “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills
  • “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
  • “How glorious a greeting the sun gives to the mountains.” – John Muir
  • “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Remember to turn everything off once a week including your brain and walk somewhere quiet”
  • “When everything feels like an uphill struggle, Just think of the view from the top.” – Anonymous
  • “Great things are done when men/women and mountains meet.” – William Blake
  • “Mountains are freedom. Treat them respectfully.” – Conrad Anker
  • “After a day’s walk, everything has twice its usual value.” – G.M. Trevelyan

7 Quotes On Trekking Experience For Motivation

  • “And into the forest, I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir
  • “If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” – Frank A. Clark
  • “The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein
  • “You are not in the mountains. The mountains are in you.” – John Muir

10 Nature Hiking & Trekking With Friends Quotes

  • “You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” – Dr. Seuss
  • “In every walk with nature, one received far more than he seeks.” – John Muir
  • “You won, this time. But you are as big as you are ever going to get. And I’m still growing.” – Sir Edmund Hillary
  • “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary
  • “Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” – Frank Herbert
  • “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
  • “May your dreams be larger than mountains and may you have the courage to scale their summits.” -Harley King
  • “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
  • “Mountains are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.” – Anatoli Boukreev
  • “What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. We do not live to eat and make money.” – George Leigh Mallory

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