Inspirational Mountain Climbing Quotes

Inspirational Mountain Climbing Quotes by John Muir, Reinhold Messner, Edward Abbey, Leo Buscaglia, Dag Hammarskjold, Billy Connolly and many others.

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Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
John Muir
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
John Muir
Mountains are not fair or unfair, they are just dangerous.
Reinhold Messner
In the American Southwest, I began a lifelong love affair with a pile of rock.
Edward Abbey
Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
Leo Buscaglia
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
Dag Hammarskjold
There’s no such thing as bad weather – only the wrong clothes.
Billy Connolly
The greatest risk in life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing and becomes nothing.
Norman Vincent Peale
I’ve climbed with some of the best climbers in the world, more importantly, to me, they are some of the best people in the world. That’s another reason why I climb.
Jim Wickwire
If you want to climb it badly enough, you will. So… why bother ?
Doug Scott
The reason it was so scary was that there was only one climber capable of rescuing us, and that was Layton Kor, and he was in Colorado.
Yvon Chouinard
Climbing at altitude is like hitting your head against a brick wall – it’s great when you stop.
Chris Darwin
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
John Ruskin
There’s no such thing as bad weather, just soft people.
Bill Bowerman
Each climber loses one finger or toe once in a while. This is a small but important reason for Polish climbers success. Western climbers haven’t lost as many fingers or toes.
Wanda Rutkiewicz
Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.
Paul D. Boyer
I do recall that El Cap seemed to be in much better condition than I was.
Warren G. Harding