10 Inspirational Quotes about Hiking

By Sigita B •  Updated: 05/19/20 •  4 min read

Hiking is an adventure. It allows you to explore the world, to be one with nature and to discover more about yourself. It is a unique experience that nothing really compares to. The trips you’ve had, the challenges you’ve overcome, the memories you’ve made – all these things are forever yours, as transformative and awe-inspiring as they’ve been.

Even if you have a pair of well-worn hiking shoes and a plenty of great memories from previous trips, you are probably thinking of new adventures you could embark on. To give you an extra dose of inspiration, we have compiled ten best hiking quotes that will make you want to head out into the wilderness right now!

Person is sitting and looking over the lake and mountains

Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul

Even if you love your everyday life, you have to break out of the routine once in a while. New experiences make your life more exciting and bold! When you look back at the past, you won’t remember a day in the office that’s just like every other – you’ll think about all the challenging, emboldening and life-changing adventures you’ve had.

A woman is enjoying nature

Nature is not a place to visit. It is home

Even if you are a city dweller, being in nature makes you feel connected to it. It’s a primal feeling that resides in all of us. There is no better time to explore it than when you are on a hike. There is no Planet B so we have to cherish and protect it.

Person is on the top of the norwegian mountain Preikestolen

Go. Roam. Explore. Adventure.

The calling of nature, the sense of adventure, the need to challenge yourself and reveal your true self. It is an experience that will make you more knowledgeable and more in tune with the world around you.

Man standing on the rock and looking over the mountains

The mountains are calling my name

Nothing like the calling of the unknown… Every time you embark on a new adventure is a chance to break in a path you have never taken before, a road that has not been traveled. You can become a pioneer.

Feet with the hiking shoes of two persons

Life is better in hiking boots

Wear those hiking boots out! Every tear, every bit of dirt is a sign of the miles you’ve walked, the times you’ve overcome yourself and the horizons you’ve expanded.

Person standing on the rock facing the beautiful view of the mountain

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going

If you never challenge yourself, you’ll never know what you’re capable of. As comfortable as sheltered life might be, it does not feed the hunger for knowledge and adventure. Exploring rough trails and unknown terrains take you out of your comfort zone. It will likely reveal that you are capable of things you didn’t think you were able to do.

Two person are climbing to the mountain in the sunset

Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence

Being in nature is humbling. It makes you understand that you only occupy a small place in this world. Nature is the most powerful force in the world and you are no match for it. So be careful, stay humble and take care of this beautiful planet that is the source of life.  

Person standing on the top of the mountain

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

If you never take the first step, there is no way to reach the finish line. Keep an eye on your goal but remember that you can only get there one step at a time.

Woman is hiking with the walking sticks

Walking is a man’s best medicine

Healthy mind and healthy body makes for a happy life. Take good care of both! Hiking is good exercise with the added benefits of expanding the horizons of your mind.

Person standing on the peak of the mountain in the sunset

With the right mindset and spirit, only sky is the limit

With the right attitude, almost everything is within your reach. Stay positive, know your limits and your heart’s desires. You can make it happen if you put your mind to it!

Sigita B