85 Inspiring Trekking Quotes for the Mountaineer in You

Trekking Quotes: When you walk through difficult mountain roads to live in tents and minimal guest houses with bare basic amenities and share your time with strangers, helping each other out on the harsh rocky roads, you get experiences to share and stories to tell. This is how you grow up as a person, as a simple, compassionate and understanding person. Sounds like life right? But I am talking about trek. So it means when you complete a trek, it is like living a whole meaningful life. So come and live a thousand lives in just a few moments with these motivating Trekking Quotes and sayings that will make you want to plan your next trek adventure right now.

Trekking not only takes physical fitness to be conquered, it also takes mental health and preparedness. During every trek, comes a time when you feel too exhausted to move, but then when to pick yourself up to move forward is when you get further stronger.

So to inspire everyone to choose health in the form of vacations and holidays, we have brought these inspiring Trekking Quotes and Sayings, so take a look:

Trekking Quotes

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

Trekking Quotes

2. “Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world.” – Henry David Thoreau

3. “You need special shoes for hiking—and a bit of a special soul as well.” – Terri Guillemets

4. “I have a restless spirit. The need to roam and explore this earth is in my soul.” – Unknown

5. “All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Trekking Quotes
Trekking Quotes

6. “The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot” – Werner Herzog

7. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills.

8. “Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

9. “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

Trekking Quotes

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

11. “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than trees.” – Unknown

12. “The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain he is inspired by it.” – William Arthur Ward

13. “Hiking’s not for everyone. Notice the wilderness is mostly empty.” – Sonja Yoerg

Trekking Quotes

14. “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

15. “You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” – Dr. Seuss

16. “Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” – Frank Herbert

17. “Trekking means a travelling experience with a thrilling excitement.” – Amit Kalantri

Trekking Quotes

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

19. “Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow.” – Henry David Thoreau

20. “You need special shoes for hiking—and a bit of a special soul as well.” – Terri Guillemets

Trekking Quotes with friends

21. “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.”

Trekking Quotes with friends
Trekking Quotes with friends

22. “Let’s travel together and get lost in beautiful places.”

23. “A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

24. “There is a whole world out there. Pack your backpack, your best friend, and go.”

25. “Good company in a journey makes the way seme shorter.” – Izaak Walton

26. “It doesn’t matter where you’re going, it’s who you have beside you.”

Trekking Quotes with friends

27. “A good friend listens to your adventures. A best friend makes them with you.”

28. “In life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with.” – Charles Schulz.

29. “Always hike with someone in worse shape than you.”

30. “Happiness is hiking with friends.”

Trekking Quotes

31. “You’ve got to hike a balance.”

32. “I’ve found the mountain of youth — it’s hiking.”

33. “I’m all a-boot that hiking life.”

34. “I love hiking — I don’t take it for granite.”

Trekking Quotes

35. “What you were saying about hiking really peaked my interest!”

36. “Hiking puns are hill-arious!”

37. “I went for a hike, now I’m feel oak-ay.”

38. “Gotta keep hiking, come hill or high water.”

Mountaineering Trekking Quotes

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

Mountaineering Trekking Quotes

40. “Deep down, at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical.” -Carl Sagan

41. “It is the mountain that has been calling me, and it’s time to answer.” – Susan Jagannath

42. “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

43. “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

Mountaineering Trekking Quotes

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

45. “Every mountain has its soul… if the mountain does not accept you & you don’t submit to her will, she will destroy you.” – Bernadette McDonald, Tomaz Humar

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

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

Mountaineering Trekking Quotes

48. “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

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

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

51. “Feeling LOW? Go on mountains.” – Prajakta Mhadnak

Trekking Quotes

52. “Mountains are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.” – Anatoli Boukreev

53. “Mountains make me believe that nothing can be bigger than nature, not even human ego.” – Jay Kumar Singh

54. “Trekkers at high altitudes sometimes sense a person walking a few paces behind them, just out of sight. Often this person is dead. I never feel this, but once or twice I imagine someone walking a little ahead of me.” – Colin Thubron

55. “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

Mountaineering Trekking Quotes

56. “The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain, he is inspired by it.” – William Artur Ward

57. “As climbers thronged the scope of Everest, the Rupal Face retained its solitude, remaining a formidable oabjective.” – Bernadette McDonald

58. “A mountaintop is not simply an elevation, but an island, a world within a world, a place out of place.” – Paul Gruchow

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

Mountain Trekking Quotes

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

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

Nature Trekking Quotes

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

Nature Trekking Quotes
Nature Trekking Quotes

63. “Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

64. “I found far more answers in the woods than I ever did in the city.” – Mary Davis

65. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle

66. “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” – Gary Snyder

Nature Trekking Quotes

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

68. “A walk in nature walks the soul back home.” – Mary Davis

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

70. “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

Nature Trekking Quotes

71. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs

72. “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

Short Trekking Quotes for Instagram

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

Short Trekking Quotes for Instagram
Short Trekking Quotes for Instagram

74. “After a day’s walk everything has twice its usual value.” – George Macauley Trevelyan

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

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

77. “Climbing is as close as we can come to flying.” – Margaret Young

Short Trekking Quotes for Instagram

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

79. “Hike Your Own Hike.”

80. “Walking is a man’s best medicine.” – Hippocrates

81. “Let’s wander where the WiFi is weak” – Unknown

82. “Leave the roads, take the trails” – Unknown

Short Trekking Quotes for Instagram

83. “Wonder. Wander. Repeat.” – Unknown

84. “It feels good to be lost in the right direction” – Unknown

85. “I know I hike like a girl, try to keep up.” – Unknown


Trekking has become so popular in the last one decade and we are happy that people are choosing something healthy to spend their vacations with their family and friends. Further we would like to urge to be responsible on your treks and not pollute or litter the beauty of nature. Have a great day ahead.

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