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

“Because it’s there.” (George Mallory)

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves” (Sir Edmund Hillary )

“I like geography best, he said, because your mountains & rivers know the secret. Pay no attention to boundaries.” (Brian Andreas)

“Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer.” (John Muir)

“Keep close to Nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” (John Muir)

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” (John Muir)

“Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.” (Nemann Buhl)

“Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.” (Sir Martin Convay)

“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” (Dr. Seuss)

“Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.” (John Ruskin)