Inspirational Mountain Climbing Quotes by John Muir, Reinhold Messner, Edward Abbey, Leo Buscaglia, Dag Hammarskjold, Billy Connolly and many others.
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
Mountains are not fair or unfair, they are just dangerous.
In the American Southwest, I began a lifelong love affair with a pile of rock.
Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
There’s no such thing as bad weather – only the wrong clothes.
The greatest risk in life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing and becomes nothing.
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.
If you want to climb it badly enough, you will. So… why bother ?
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.
Climbing at altitude is like hitting your head against a brick wall – it’s great when you stop.
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
There’s no such thing as bad weather, just soft people.
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.
Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.
I do recall that El Cap seemed to be in much better condition than I was.