I Love Mountain Climbing

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    As Mental As Physical

    I've been climbing for 15 years now, and still find the same old excitement for it. For me, the dream began in fantasy...Gandalf and Aragorn wandering across wasted landscapes, moving with timeless wisdom over any kind of terrain. So I hiked and looked at the cliffs. Eventually I...
    crossroads1971 crossroads1971
    46-50, M
    Jun 29, 2013

    mountain climbing. the sport of kings

    and fools. these are the fires where hard men are forged and broken. laugh back your fears, and choke back your tears. the mountain has no compassion, this all-encompassing love. it cares not of your success or death. the mountain is everything in the climber's eyes. it is...
    DesperatelyAtaraxic DesperatelyAtaraxic
    36-40, M
    Oct 2, 2015

    There is just something

    so fulfilling that comes from conquering a mountain, that feeling of pride as you look down over what you have achieved. :)
    mountainqueen123 mountainqueen123
    18-21, F
    Mar 4, 2015

    Climbing Mt. Washington

    be careful to wear sunblock if climbing mt. washington on a good weather day, was about 63 and sunshine when my husband and I reached the summit.  I don't recommend the trail down we took, because it was very rocky and tedious, I would have rather climbed up it, than...
    jkelly2 jkelly2
    46-50, F
    Mar 4, 2008

    Haven't Been Yet

    But my dad did a lot of mountain climbing through college. I definitely want to go sometime, and cannot wait until I can.
    JonFurniss JonFurniss
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 2, 2008
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