Fancy a little hiking amusement? Well, we have searched the web and selected these funny hiking quotes and captions that certainly made us chuckle. Let’s hope that they help brighten your day too!
A Selection of Funny Quotes & Captions About Hiking to Entertain You
Why do people hike? Well, we can’t answer that question for everyone as we all have very different reasons. However, I think it is safe to say that the majority of us do it because we enjoy it.
Hiking is a serious pastime and one that deserves a certain level of respect. But do not forget that the overriding purpose is that you relax and enjoy yourself.
With that in mind, we have grabbed a selection of our favourite funny hiking quotes that will hopefully bring a smile to your face, as they did ours! You will probably find that you can easily relate to many of them too!
Funny Hiking Quotes
“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
“I can’t understand why men make all this fuss about Everest — it’s only a mountain.”
– Junko Tabei, first woman to climb Everest
“Let’s not mince words: Everest doesn’t attract a whole lot of well-balanced folks. The self-selection process tends to weed out the cautious and the sensible in favor of those who are single-minded and incredibly driven. Which is a big reason the mountain is so dangerous.”
– Jon Krakauer
“If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.”
— Rachel Wolchin
“I like being near the top of a mountain. One can’t get lost here.”
– Wislawa Szymborska
“It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.”
– Robert W. Service
“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.”
– Barry Finlay
“What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally shit myself lifeless.”
– Bill Bryson
“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
“I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.”
– G.M. Trevelyan
“Anywhere is ‘within walking distance if you have the time.”
– Steven Wright
“Mountains are not fair or unfair, they are just dangerous.”
– Reinhold Messner
“Hiking is just walking where it’s okay to pee.”
– Demetri Martin
“If you are in a bad mood, go for a walk. If you are still in a bad mood, go for another walk.”
“Climate is what we expect. Weather is what we get.”
– Mark Twain
Funny Hiking Captions
Always hike with someone in worse shape than you. The bears out there will know.
I hike to burn off the crazy.
You are as helpful as a blister on a hike.
The closer you are to nature the further you are from idiots.
Never hike alone in a bear country. Always hike with someone you can trip and outrun.
I don’t get it. The trail looked so flat on the map.
Hiking side effects include sweating, euphoria and general awesomeness.
It’s all fun and games until you hear a twig snap behind you.
The hill looked hard at first, but I got over it.
Someone told me to ‘take a hike,’ so I did.
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.
If your worst day on the trail is better than your best day at work…you need to quit that shitty, shitty job.
I’m not lost. I’m exploring.
Hiking is cheaper than therapy.
Like Our Choice of Amusing Quotes & Captions?
With a little bit of luck, these funny hiking quotes and captions have given you a little of the tonic necessary to remind you that hiking is truly a fun pastime and one that we should all be enjoying.
If these funny hiking quotes have helped reignite the hiking spark, I guess it’s time to move on to some of the more serious (boring) stuff… check out our hiking resources where you can find a wealth of information about all different aspects of hiking.
If you are new to hiking, our hiking basics are a great place to start as here you will pick up some great tips for newbie hikers.
Also, have a look at our health and fitness section as here you will find advice on ways to get in shape for the trail as well as information on the multitude of benefits that this incredible pastime can bring you. I hope you find it useful and above all, enjoy!
Before closing out, was there a funny hiking quote or caption that made you giggle? Drop your favourite in the comment box below…
I just love number 4 in the funny hiking captions list:
The closer you are to nature the further you are from idiots
How true is this!
Keep a smile on your face, make hiking the fun pastime it is and stay away from those idiots!