Mountain Quotes & Wise Wisdom From Mountain Enthusiasts

Explore the wise wisdom of legendary climbers, authors, mountaineers, skiers, explorers, and mountain enthusiasts in this selection of popular mountain quotes. Click on the images below to read our favorite quotes from these inspirational individuals. Enjoy!
Martin Conway Quote and Picture

40 Mountain Quotes For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Mountain Quotes & Outdoor Wisdom Below you'll find a collection of mountain quotes and outdoor wisdom that will inspire, encourage, and motivate you. These words...
Annapurna | Pixabay Image

The Best Anatoli Boukreev Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Anatoli Boukreev Quotes?Anatoli Nikolaevich Boukreev (16 January 1958 - 25 December 1997) was a Russian-Kazakhstani mountaineer known for bold ascents...
Ansel Adams | By photo by J. Malcolm Greany [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Best Ansel Adams Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Ansel Adams Quotes? Ansel Easton Adams (20 February 1902 - 22 April 1984) was an photographer and environmentalist known for his...
Daniel Boone Portrait by Chester Harding [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Best Daniel Boone Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Daniel Boone Quotes? Daniel Boone (2 November 1734 - 26 September 1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, trailblazer, and frontiersman. Boone...
Everest - Nepal Side | Pixabay

The Best Edmund Hillary Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Edmund Hillary Quotes?Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (July 20, 1919 - January 11, 2008) was a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer....
Arches National Park | Pixabay Image

The Best Edward Abbey Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Edward Abbey Quotes?Edward Abbey (January 29, 1927-March 14, 1989) was an "American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of...
Antarctica | Pixabay Image

The Best Ernest Shackleton Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Ernest Shackleton Quotes? Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (February 15, 1874 - January 5, 1922) was a Polar explorer who led 3...
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The Best George Mallory Quotes

What Are Your Favorite George Mallory Quotes? George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 – 8 or 9 June 1924) was an British teacher, explorer,...
Henry David Thoreau | By Benjamin D. Maxham active 1848 - 1858 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Best Henry David Thoreau Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Henry David Thoreau Quotes? Henry David Thoreau (12 July 1817 - 6 May 1862) was a Harvard graduate and leader of...
John Muir circa 1902 | Photo: Library of Congress | Photo In Public Domain (PD-US) | By unattributed [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Best John Muir Quotes

What Are Your Favorite John Muir Quotes? John Muir (April 21, 1838 - December 23, 1914) was a Scottish-American environmentalist who advocated for preservation of...
Reinhold Messner | Pixabay Image

The Best Reinhold Messner Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Reinhold Messner Quotes?Do you know any Reinhold Messner quotes off the top of your head?Reinhold Messner (17 September 1944 -...
Royal Robbins | Tom Frost [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The Best Royal Robbins Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Royal Robbins Quotes? Royal Robbins (February 3, 1935 - March 14, 2017) was a climbing legend during the Golden Age of...
Warren Miller Quotes - "If you don't do it this year, you'll be one year older when you do."

The Best Warren Miller Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Warren Miller Quotes And Sayings? Warren Miller is the world's greatest ski bum. He's lived in parking lots and survived on...
Fitz Roy, Patagonia | Pixabay Image

The Best Yvon Chouinard Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Yvon Chouinard Quotes?Yvon Chouinard (November 9, 1938 - ) is an an alpinist, environmentalist, equipment manufacturer, author, and businessman. Chouinard...