Hiking is like life. The journey requires a person to barely put one foot in front of another, again, and again, and again. And if you allow yourself to see the beauty in every mile, the best view always comes after the hardest climb.
There’s more to the trail than the dry twigs crushing under your feet. Far too often, the hiker’s trail has the innate ability to drive the undeniable truths about life, to the point of chasing every wild forest, and challenging the mightiest mountains, rocky coastal paths, to push themselves beyond comfort zones. Check out this hiking quotes poster.
BEST HIKING QUOTES
The trail of life has some serious fallbacks before you achieve the perfect setup you want for yourself. But as long as you keep on going, walk through it and persevere, you’ll have those crazy dreams of yours. Before you go around, check these hiking quotes and trekking quotes we compiled to remind you how wonderful the wild world we live in and for you to keep on exploring.
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“Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.”
“Delay and dirt are the realities of the most rewarding travel.”
“Nothing is too high for a man to reach, but he must climb with care and confidence.”
“Walking 10 thousand miles of the world is better than reading 10 thousand scrolls of books.”
“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure. You have no idea of what is in store for you, but you will, if you are wise and know the art of travel, let yourself go on the stream of the unknown and accept whatever comes in the spirit in which the gods may offer it.”
“Until recently, it was considered that only losers, who obviously have zero friends in the whole wide world, are forced by their wretched fate to drag themselves alone along the paths of the planet. Today, traveling solo is perceived as a more normal phenomenon, one that we recommend you practice at least once a year.”
“One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.”
“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.“
“An adventure may be worn as a muddy spot or it may be worn as a proud insignia. It is the woman wearing it who makes it the one thing or the other.”
“Thousands of tired, never-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity.”
Allowing ourselves to open up with quotes often open the eyes and mind to understand truths and unburden things you’ve missed.
These hiking and trekking quotes are from other lovers of adventure and the mountains. They help you see life from a different and broader perspective.
If ever you lose the fire to keep on going, over, and over again, keep and remember this timely burst of wisdom that gets your focus and trail right back on track.