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50 Funny Hiking Captions to Add Some Humor to Your Hike

Here is your resource for funny hiking captions. We have gathered all the best funny hiking captions for Instagram, hiking puns, funny hiking sayings, funny walking captions and funny captions about hiking that are cute for your hiking photos into one place.

We quit our jobs over 10 years ago and have been travelling ever since, making a point of hiking in every country we go to. Hiking is basically our way of seeing the world. Whether it’s a day hike or a multi-day trek, we have loved them all, from the Canadian Rockies to Everest Base Camp to the Portuguese Rota Vicentina to the Alta Via 1 in Italy. From the Tour du Mont Blanc (the best trek in Europe) to the Tongiriro Crossing (the best day hike in New Zealand).

But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t times where things didn’t go according to plan and we needed to add some humor to the situation. These funny captions on hiking and hiking photos are perfect for when you want to add some levity.

We also have other lists of quotes and captions about hiking with mountain quotes, hiking quotes, hiking captions, climbing mountains quotes and trekking quotes. Check them out!

We have also paired our favourite funny captions about hiking with our favourite hiking photos from our time hiking in Canada and on the Alta Via 1 in Italy.

Enjoy this list of the best funny captions for hiking pictures and don’t forget to check out this guide on what to pack for a day hike!

Funny Hiking Captions

Humor is always a good choice. We gathered the best funny hiking captions for you so go ahead and find the best one for your hike. You might also like our list of Funny Captions.

  • Hiking hair, don’t care
  • DEET is nature’s cologne
  • There’s no such thing as ‘too much fresh air’
  • Needed a change of altitude
Woman sitting on rocky ledge looking towards snow covered mountains with a funny hiking captions for Instagram that reads - needed a change of attitude
At the top of The Chief in Squamish, BC
  • These boots were made for hikin’
  • This hike really peaked my interest
  • See those rocks? Don’t take ’em all for granite
  • Speechless (and breathless!)
  • About half-way to somewhere
Woman walking beside a fallen tree between tall trees with a funny hiking captions for Instagram that says about half-way to somewhere
  • I know I hike like a girl, try to keep up.
  • Netflix and chill? More like Trailmix and Hill

Funny Hiking Captions for Instagram

Here are our favorite funny hiking captions for Instagram that your followers will love!

  • There! Right there is where I lost my damn mind!
  • I feel big until I get to the mountains
Woman hiking towards mountains
  • Hiking was the answer – can’t remember what the question was
  • I might look like I’m listening but in my mind I’m hiking
  • Hiking – the only activity that completely empties my brain
  • On a date with mountains
Woman walking on snowy path towards mountains with a funny hiking captions that reads on a date with mountains
Hiking in Kootenany National Park – one of the best things to do in Invermere
  • May the forest be with you
  • This difficult road better lead to a beautiful place
  • Why is it that it is only after reaching the top that I realize I have to hike back down?
  • Hoping this trail leads somewhere
  • I think if I stop I’ll never start again
  • Hike more, worry less
Woman hiking down ridge with funny hiking Instagram captions

Hiking Puns

Who doesn’t like a good pun and these are the best hiking pun captions of the bunch.

  • I went for a hike, now I’m feel oak-ay
  • Getting to the top of the hill was such a re-leaf
  • I just wanna kick it in the woods with my birches
  • Hiking is a hill of a lot of fun
Man hiking up hill with fall trees and mountains behind and a hiking puns captions that reads hiking is a hill of a lot of fun
  • Mountains aren’t just funny. They’re hill-areas
  • Wood you like to go for a hike with me?
  • I’m trying to mount-ain my distance
Woman hiking down steep hill to lake with funny hiking puns
  • This hike? More like climb and punishment!
  • Hiking is all the range
  • Woke up feeling pine
  • Gotta keep hiking, come hill or high water
  • These views are beautiful as far as the eye canyon see
Person on hill overlooking cloud inversion with a hiking puns and hiking pun captions that says These views are beautiful as for as the eye canyon see
  • What were you saying? I lost my terrain of though
  • What you were saying about hiking really peaked my interest!

Cute & Funny Captions About Hiking

We thought these funny captions about hiking were especially cute. Check out our list of Cute Captions.

  • I haven’t been everywhere but it’s on my list
  • I think I’ve peaked!
  • I’m not lost. I’m exploring.
Woman on rocky outcropping looking over water and mountains and a funny hiking captions for Instagram that reads I'm not lost, I'm exploring
  • So many trails, so little time
  • Think outside. No box required
Woman walking on trail with tall trees with a funny hiking captions that reads think outside no box required
On a quirky hike near Vancouver – the Tea Pot Hill Hike

Funny Hiking Sayings

These popular funny hiking sayings are ones that everyone uses but no one knows who said it first. Check out our list of Funny Sayings.

  • “Sticking to the backcountry rivers, because they’re less mainstream.”
  • “Let’s wander where the WiFi is weak.”
  • “They told me to ‘take a hike’. So I did.”
Person hiking with a lake and mountains behind and a funny hiking sayings that says someone told me to take a hike so I did
  • “Always taking the scenic route.”
  • “The view up here is breathtaking, and I know it’s all downhill from here.”
  • “I don’t get it. The trail looked so flat on the map.”
woman walking up trail with moutains behind and a funny hiking quotes and funny hiking captions on top

It feels good to be lost in the right direction

Clever and Funny Walking Captions

Here are some funny walking captions for when you are our for more of a walk than a hike. You might like our full list of Walking Captions and Quotes and Clever Captions.

  • Walking tall
  • Walking, the best way to get inspired
  • The Young and the Breathless
  • Walk through life with your mind wide open
  • Walk more; worry less
Two walkers on trail with funny walking captions
  • A walk in the woods sometimes means getting lost
  • Time to walk your walk, not just talk your talk
  • Walk often. Walk always.
  • I’d rather walk than run, but I’ll jog if there are cupcakes at the end
  • Life is full of ups and downs. Walk on the right path.
  • Strolling into the weekend

Funny Instagram Walking Captions

Your followers will love these funny Instagram walking captions.

  • Starting with baby steps
  • It’s just a hill. Walk over it.
Man on ridge with a funny Instagram walking captions
  • Walk more, live longer.
  • Walking in sunshine
  • Barefoot. Mindful. Open. Connecting with the earth.
  • The Walking Wounded
  • Be a solitary walker: walk alone, talk to yourself, and sometimes sing
  • Life is a journey. And I’m walking every step of the way.
  • Walking fast enough to make my own breeze
  • Walking makes it easy to forget to check your phone
  • I find walks cheaper than therapy

Funny Hiking Quotes for Instagram Captions

If you like these funny Instagram hiking quotes check out our lists of Funny Hiking Quotes and Funny Short Quotes.

“Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost, and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that.”

— Ellen DeGeneres

“Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.”

– Hermann Buhl

“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.”

– Frank A. Clarks

Man hiking over rock arch

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

– Wislawa Szymborska

“Hiking is the only slightly less ugly stepsister of running.”

– Lindy Hughes

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.”

– Barry Finlay

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” 

– Ed Viesturs

Man walking of rocky mountain ridge with a funny hiking quotes that reads getting to the top is optional, gettting down is mandatory

“Hiking—much like drinking—is something that sounds more fun to the uninitiated than it actually is.”

– Mindy McGinnis

“Hiking’s not for everyone. Notice the wilderness is mostly empty.”

– Sonja Yoerg

“Hiking is just walking where it’s okay to pee.”

– Demetri Martin

“Trails are like that: you’re floating along in a Shakespearean Arden paradise and expect to see nymphs and flute boys, then suddenly you’re struggling in a hot broiling sun of hell in dust and nettles and poison oak…just like life.”

Jack Kerouac

“Hiking and happiness go hand in hand or foot in boot.”

— Diane Spicer

Man on mountain hiking trail with funny hiking quotes for Instagram

“Fact: Hiking is actually just walking, only on dirt or rocks or other uneven surfaces. Or walking where an animal larger than you can kill and eat you.”

– Brendon Leonard, Semi-Rad

Funny Trekking Quotes

These funny trekking quotes work perfectly as a caption. Check out our list of Trekking Quotes for more.

“Trekking means a travelling experience with a thrilling excitement.”

– Amit Kalantri

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

– Wislawa Szymborska

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

― Susan Jagannath

Picture of man standing in front of pointy mountain with a mountaineering trekking quotes on top

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

– John Muir

“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

“A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.”

– Tim Cahill

Three people with backpacks hiking on road with storm clouds above with a trekking with friends quotes on top

“Good company in a journey makes the way seme shorter.”

– Izaak Walton

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.”

– Ed Viesturs

“The long distance hiker, a breed set apart, from the likes of the usual pack. He’ll shoulder his gear, be hittin’ the trail; Long gone, long ‘fore he’ll be back.”

– M.J. Eberhart

“Never quit on a bad day.”

― Ben Crawford

“Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking; You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.”

– Cindy Ross

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

Person on steep mountain with short quotes about trekking by Emerson

“The trail was designed to have no end, a wild place on which to be comfortably lost for as long as one desired.”

– Ben Montgomery

“Ignore the outside voices telling you you’re doing it wrong; there is no “wrong.” But also watch out for wanting to fit in so badly that you start hiking someone else’s hike”

― Ben Crawford

Funny Instagram Walking Quotes

Check out these funny Instagram walking quotes for your next post. Check out our list of Best Walking Quotes.

“If you are in a bad mood, go for a walk. If you are still in a bad mood, go for another walk.”

– Hippocrates

Person walking on snowy trail with a funny walking Instagram quote by Hippocrates

“I have the European urge to use my feet when a drive can be dispensed with.”

– Vladimir Nabokov

“The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.”

– Jacqueline Schiff

“Some people walk in the rain; others just get wet.”

– Roger Miller

“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.”

– Ellen DeGeneres

“Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.”

– Steven Wright

Person walking in canyon with funny walking quote for Instagram by Steven Wright

“Until you walk a mile in another man’s moccasin, you can’t imagine the smell.”

– Robert Byrne

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”

– Beverly Sills

“There was nowhere to go but everywhere.”

– Jack Kerouac

And there you have it! Our list of the best funny captions about hiking and funny captions about walking. We hope you found one that spoke to you.

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We also have other lists of quotes and captions about nature including the sun, waterfalls, sunsets , forests, rivers, lakes, trees, mountains, the sea, sunshine and sunrise.

Now get out there and enjoy your hike!

Let us know in the comments below if we missed any funny hiking photo captions that should be added.

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Woman hiking in mountains

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