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50 Climbing Quotes to Help You Reach the Top

When life throws a mountain in your path, these climbing quotes will help you muster up the motivation to reach higher and keep putting one foot in front of the other.

Sometimes there are obstacles in our path and the only way to overcome them is to start climbing.

Of course, people climb literal mountains as well. These climbing quotes have got you covered whether you are conquering literal or metaphorical mountains.

Some of the climbing quotes will help you perfectly caption your Instagram posts—whether you are highlighting a beautiful mountain post or photos from your hike.

They can also help you caption posts about your mood, motivation, and life in general.

In fact, many of these climbing quotes, even though they are from actual climbers, can be used to help you get through your toughest challenges.

Just how can climbing quotes and lessons learned from literal climbing help you succeed in life?

Sure, most of us can easily see the parallels between climbing and life.

It is an easy metaphor to grasp. Yet, the actual act of climbing and the skills required are also transferable to living life.

What climbing skills and lessons can you apply to your life?

Keep reading through these climbing quotes to find out!

Let these wise words give you the inspiration needed to tackle whatever mountain is in front of you today! 

Short climbing quotes that are perfect for Instagram

These quotes would go great with a photo to create the perfect Instagram post! Which one of these quotes would you use?

1. “The mountains are calling and I must go.” — John Muir

2. “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” — Edmund Hillary

3. “The higher the mountain, the deeper the valley.” — Alsacian Proverb

4. “If the path be beautiful,

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John Muir Edmund Hillary


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