The Best Hiking Quotes to Inspire Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Hiking is an activity that everyone can do, so next time you are thinking about an outdoor adventure, read these words to get even more excited about it.

Earl Shaffer

“Carry as little as possible, but choose that little with care.”

Cindy Ross

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

Sir Edmund Hillary

“It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.”

G.M. Trevelyan

“After a day’s walk, everything has twice its usual value.”

Beverly Sills

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

Mary Davis

“A walk in nature walks the soul back home.”

Andy Rooney

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it.”

Dr. Seuss

“You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.”

Carl Sagan

“Deep down, at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical.”

Greg Child

“Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.”

John Burroughs

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.”

John Muir

“Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world.”

Sir Edmund Hillary

“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.”

Terri Guillemets

“You need special shoes for hiking—and a bit of a special soul as well.”

Sir Martin Conway

“Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.”

Albert Einstein

“Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.”

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