50 Best Mountain Quotes + Mountain Captions For Instagram

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Discover 50 of the best mountain quotes and mountain captions for Instagram. These quotes and captions are just what you need to inspire your next mountain-filled adventure or for captioning your next amazing mountainous Instagram post.

Adventuring in and around mountains is indescribable. There are very few things on earth as beautiful and awe-inducing as Earth’s most magnificent natural wonder: mountains. You feel so big yet so small exploring these giant beasts and sometimes it can be hard to put into words the feelings you are feeling. Stringing together the correct words that show how you are feeling while hiking or viewing stunning mountains is easier than ever before with this concise list.

Discover the 50 best mountain quotes and mountain captions for Instagram to give you the words you are trying to say.

50 Best Mountain Quotes & Mountain Captions For Instagram

Long Mountain Quotes

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

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

 “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

“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.

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

“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

“Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more.” – Loris Malaguzzi

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

“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

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

“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

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

“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

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

“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

“Highest of heights, I climb this mountain and feel one with the rock and grit and solitude echoing back at me.” – Bradley Chicho

“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

“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

“When a man is a traveler, the world is his house and the sky is his roof, where he hangs his hat is his home, and all the people are his family.” – Drew Bundini Brown

“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

Short Mountain Quotes

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

“I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees” – Henry David Thoreau

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

“Life’s a bit like mountaineering – never look down.” – Sir Edmund Hillary

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

The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir

“The most dangerous thing you can do in life is play it safe.’’ – Casey Neistat

“How wild it was to let it be.” – Cheryl Strayed

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

“Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.” – Sir Martin Conway

“How wild it was, to let it be.” – Cheryl Strayed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” – Mary Davis

“There’s a world out there, and you’ve got to look at both sides of the mountain in your lifetime.” – Bill Janklow

Mountain Captions For Instagram

“Life is better in hiking boots.”

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

“Go wild, for a while”

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

“A little more altitude, a little less attitude” 

“Go where you feel most alive.”

“Coffee, Mountains, Adventure”

“The best view comes after the hardest climb.”

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

“If you need me, you can find me in the mountains” 

“Going to the mountains is going home.”

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

“Until further notice, assume that we’re peaking.”

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

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

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

“My happy place…. The forest, The mountains …. No better place to recharge than in the embrace of mother nature.” 

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

This list of the best mountain quotes and mountain captions for Instagram is only the beginning. There are so many amazing mountain quotes out there just waiting to be discovered.

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