Funny Mountain Quotes That Will Make You Smile

Spending time in the mountains can be inspiring and occasionally terrifying. We have found that a sense of humour on our long mountain hikes can be the difference between trudging and enjoying. We always enjoy quotes and when it comes to mountain quotes, funny ones are the ones we enjoy the most. Here is a list of the best funny mountain quotes that are worth a smile or maybe even a guffaw.

We quit our jobs over 10 years ago and have been travelling ever since and during that time we make a point of getting into the mountains and enjoying nature at its best whenever we can. Hiking in the mountains is when we really slow down and get away from the world and constant digital connection. We have also paired our favourite funny quotes about mountains with our favourite mountain photos.

There are all different types of mountain quotes so if you are looking for something other than inspiring we have a list of the Best Mountain Quotes as well as for the following specific mountain quotes:

If you are like us, you get back from the mountains with those absolutely amazing pictures and are then at a loss for what to use for a caption on social media. No problem, we also have a list of the best mountain captions

The Best Mountain Quotes: Funny or Pun-ny

“You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.” – Stanislaw Lem

“Sometimes, you just need to change your altitude.”

“Until further notice, assume that we’re peaking.”

“A crude meal, no doubt, but the best of all sauces is hunger.” – Edward Abbey

“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a lift pass.”

“Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill.” – John Fox

“In the mountains there are only two grades: You can either do it, or you can’t.” – Rusty Baille

“I think I’ve peaked!.” – Dean Johnston

A path through the snow toward a mountain with a top of the mountain quotes that reads I think I've peaked!

“When preparing to climb a mountain – pack a light heart.” – Dan May

“In a flat country, a hillock thinks itself a mountain.” – Turkish Proverb

“There is no wifi in the mountains, but I promise you will find a better connection.”

“Life sucks a lot less when you add mountain air, a campfire and some peace and quiet.” – Brooke Hampton

“It’s always further than it looks. It’s always taller than it looks. And it’s always harder than it looks.” – The three rules of mountaineering

“Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.” – Hermann Buhl

“In the mountains, you are sometimes invited, sometimes tolerated, and sometimes told to go home.” – Fred Beckey

“The higher you climb on the mountain, the harder the wind blows.” – Sam Cummings

Woman standing on rocks looking at mountains with a mountain quotes funny by Sam Cummings that reads the higher you climb on the mountain the harder the wind blows

“You never climb the same mountain twice, not even in memory. Memory rebuilds the mountain, changes the weather, retells the jokes, remakes all the moves.” – Lito Tejada-Flores

“The farthest mountain is the one you think you can never reach and it may even be just by the side of you!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“Life’s a bit like mountaineering – never look down” – Edmund Hillary

Someone standing on a hill looking at snow covered mountains with a funny mountain quotes that reads life's a bit like mountaineering never look down by Edmund Hillary

“You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.” – Stanislaw Lem

“Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur.” – Matthew Arnold

“The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.” – Tennessee Williams

“When life gives you mountains, put on your boots and hike.”

Just the foot of someone hiking up a mountain with mountains behind and a funny mountain quotes on top

“You need mountains, long staircases don’t make good hikers.” – Amit Kalantri

“Mountains terrify me – they just sit about; they are so proud.” – Sylvia Plath

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

Two alpine lakes with a sharp mountain peak behind it and a mountain climbing quotes for Instagram on top - every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing

“You don’t need to climb a mountain to know that it’s high.” – Paulo Coelho

“The sea tells you everything will be fine. The mountains tell you it doesn’t matter anyway.” -Fsing Adeel Ahmed Khan

“Mountains make me believe that nothing can be bigger than nature, not even human ego.” – Jay Kumar Singh

“On a date with mountains.”

Woman walking on snowy path towards mountains with a funny hiking captions that reads on a date with mountains

“F**k anybody who’d call a hill a mountain and name it after themselves.” – A.D. Aliwat

“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” – Muhammad Ali

“Men climb mountains, scale heights, venture into the unexplored to prove to other men it can be done.” – Mother Angelica

“Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life.” – Werner Herzog

And there you have it! Our list of the best funny mountain quotes. We hope you found one that made you smile.

If you are like us, you like to get close to mountains while walking or on a hike. If it is the same for you too you might want to take a look at our lists of the best hiking quotes, hiking captions for Instagram, climbing mountains quotes, funny hiking quotes, funny hiking captions and trekking quotes. Check them out!

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 mountain quotes that should be added.

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