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 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. 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 for Instagram, 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.

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.

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!

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

I feel big until I get to the mountains

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

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

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.

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.

“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

“I don’t get it. The trail looked so flat on the map.”

“Always taking the scenic route.”

“The view up here is breathtaking, and I know it’s all downhill from here.”

It feels good to be lost in the right direction

Funny Hiking Quotes for Captions

“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

“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 and happiness go hand in hand or foot in boot.” — Diane Spicer

“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

“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

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

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.

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

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