• Kate Sielmann

15 Of The Most Beautiful Mountains & Quotes To Inspire Your Next Adventure

Updated: Dec 11, 2020

"It is not the summit that defines your achievement; it's the small moments where you push through, show courage and undeniable determintaion despite the odds."

A Step-By-Step Manual To Mountaineering Around The World by Kate Sielmann




"Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it."

- Andy Rooney




"Mountains know secrets we need to learn. That it might take time, it might be hard, but if you just hold on long enough, you will find the strength to rise up."

- Tyler Knott




"The higher you climb on the mountain, the harder the wind blows."

- Sam Cummings












"If you cannot understand that there is something in man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it, that the struggle is the struggle of life itself, then you won't see why we go."

- Edmund Hillary









"And there she (Aconcagua) was, raw and unedited, blazing gloriously in the sun, so inviting and yet so forbidding."

- A Step-By-Step Manual To Mountaineering Around The World by Kate Sielmann


"The climb speaks to our character, but the view, I think, to our souls."

- Lori Lansens










"... the mountains teach you, the challenge develops your self-belief and confidence, and the rituals and suffering of mountain life instill a deep level of gratitude in a way that is difficult to grasp without actually experiencing it."

- A Step-By-Step Manual To Mountaineering Around The World by Kate Sielmann








"No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun."

- Chinese Proverb













"For me, being in the mountains is like coming home."

- A Step-By-Step Manual To Mountaineering Around The World by Kate Sielmann










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

- Greg Child




"So this was what a mountain was like, the same as a person: the more you know, the less you fear."

- Wu Ming-Yi




"Life is a bit like mountaineering - never look down."

- Edmund Hillary











"In my mind's eye I had seen it and felt what it was like to be at the summit so often that it was never a matter of if I could make it but simply a matter of when."

- A Step-By-Step Manual To Mountaineering Around The World by Kate Sielmann












"I've done a lot of thinking about fear. For me the crucial question is not how to climb without fear - that's impossible - but how to deal with it when it creeps into your nerve endings."

- Alex Honnold







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