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The 165 Best Mountain Captions for Instagram When It’s All About the Views


We love spending time in the mountains – the views, the air, the solitude. The photos. So if you have a terrific mountain photo you want to share, we have gathered all the best mountain captions for Instagram for your next post.

Now go ahead and browse through to find your favorite caption on mountains.

Mountain Captions for Instagram

Netflix and chill? More like trail mix and hill.

Here’s a photo of me and my therapist.

Bet you can’t beat me to the top.

I should’ve broken in these boots more.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Find me where the wild things are.

The foot that is restless will tread on a turd.

Another day, another mountain hike.

Climbing my way to bigger and better things.

Person and mountains with scenery captions for Instagram

This mountain looked hard at first, but I got over it.

There’s snow place like the mountains.

A little more altitude, a little less attitude.

Discovering new mountain tops.

Open hearts, open minds, and open trails.

Giving up wifi and grabbing my backpack.

The Great Outdoors was even greater today.

Bring a compass. It’s awkward when you have to eat your friends.

Wanderlust and trail dust.

Trying to mount-ain my distance.

Coffee. Mountains. Adventure.

Life should have more mountains and less stress.

Person looking at view with mountain captions for Instagram

I might look like I’m listening to you, but in my mind I’m in the mountains.

I’m all a-boot hiking this mountain.

All good things are wild and free.

Instead of Netflix and chill, we watch sunsets on a hill.

Never too old to play outside.

Headed to the mountains with my birches.

Go where you feel most alive.

This hike was climb and punishment.

Dear mountains, you have my heart.

The best view comes after the hardest climb.

Sky above, earth below, more to climb.

One foot in front of the other til you make it to the top.

Catch me outside, how ‘bout dat?

After all this exercise, I’m gonna need extra fries.

I love camping in the mountains, it’s really in-tents.

Lake reflection with mountain Instagram captions

Losing my breath by going to the mountains.

You keep me safe, I’ll keep you wild.

Mountain hair, don’t care.

Leaf all your worries behind.

I’ve seen a view things in my life, but nothing like this.

Wild is my favorite way to be.

Slow down and enjoy the view.

Fresh air and new mountains to climb.

Visiting the mountains really Alps clear the mind.

Hiking and happiness go hand in hand.

Nothing to lose, and a world to see.

There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.

To summit all up, we had a great time.

Feels good to be lost in the right direction. Mostly up.

Dear mountains, I think about you all the time.

Pushing your limits on this mountain hike.

Nature is cheaper than therapy.

Mountains really peak my interest.

I love places that make you realize how tiny you and your problems are.

This mountain is right up my valley.

Nothing can stop me, I’m all the way up.

Hiker with funny mountain captions

Let your heart be your compass.

I’m rocking my brains for the last time I saw something this beautiful.

Hiking: the best way to avoid people.

I’d be lost without you (and our GPS)

Speechless (and breathless)

Mountains are my fuel.

Mother Nature was really showing off today.

Some people peak in high school. Me? I peak all the time.

No mountain remains a mystery when you take steps to conquer it.

There’s no wifi in the mountains, but you’ll find a better connection.

Mountains aren’t just funny, they’re hill–areas.

I don’t get it, the trail looked so flat on the map.

Only one who wanders finds a new path.

Gone to the mountains, be back never.

A bad day in the mountains beats a good day at work.

Sometimes, all you need is a change in scenery.

Life’s a climb, but the view is great.

I visit the mountains a lot. You could say I don’t Everest.

Hiking can be a pine in the ass, but I love it.

Yeah, I’ve been around the rock once or twice.

Lake and mountains with beautiful view captions for Instagram

When life gives you mountains, put on your boots and hike.

Hiking isn’t about the miles, it’s about the smiles.

The closer you are to nature, the further you are from idiots.

You could say I’m really on top of things.

When everything feels like an uphill battle, just think of the view from the top.

Who needs therapy when you can go to the mountains?

The views open up before your very rise.

I tried to move mountains, but they just wouldn’t budge.

I’m sticking to backcountry rivers, because they’re less mainstream.

Relationship status: in love with the mountains.

There’s nothing but a fine line between “hell” and “hill.”

Hiking side effects include: sweating, euphoria, and general awesomeness.

Always hike with someone in worse shape than you. The bears out there will know.

The mountains are my happy place.

Always take the scenic route.

Up the mountain then down the other side

Headed to nowhere in particular. But it seems to be mostly up/

Sleeping bags are the soft tacos of the bear world.

Mountains with funny sunrise captions

If you think you’ve peaked, find a new mountain.

Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.

I’m in a good place right now. Not emotionally, I’m just in the mountains.

Never taking mountains for granite.

Live your life by a compass, not a clock.

All I need are tall trees and mountains to climb.

Life is short. Go to the mountains.

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Nature Captions, Forest Captions, Scenery Captions, Camping Captions, Jeep Captions, Short Nature Quotes, Short Mountain Quotes, Romantic Sunset Quotes, Rodeo Captions, Cowboy Captions, Western Captions, Sunset Captions, Walking Captions, Vacation Captions and Horse Captions.

Short Mountain Captions

I’m not lost, I’m geolocating.

I prefer the scenic route.

Life is better in hiking boots.

Peak a boo.

May the forest be with you.

Having a tree-mendous time.

Livin’ in a daydream.

Try to keep up.

Mountain hair, don’t care.

Trail-ing behind.

The only way is up.

Took a mountain detour.

Roam far, and wander wide.

It’s nice to peak you.

Mountains and lake with short captions for mountains

The adventure of a lifetime.

Just lost my terrain of thought.

Hiking is all the range.

Wonder, wander, repeat.

Granola Girl.

Two’s company, trees a crowd.

Breathe in the wild air.

Get lost and climb a mountain.

Embrace the detours.

I’m not lost, I’m exploring.

The snow must go on.

Fresh air, don’t care.

In my element.

Catch me if you can.

Too much fresh air is not a thing.

To the mountains I go.

Join the (hiking) club.

I could get used to this view.

I’d rather be in the mountains.

Adventure awaits.

Person with short captions hiking

Postcard from the mountains.

Escaping reality.

Escape the ordinary.

Peaks, or it didn’t happen.

I hike to burn off the crazy.

Go wild for a while.

Take me to the mountains.

Restless spirit.

Not all who wander are lost.

Mountain girl at heart.

Views? I am the view.

BRB – mountain hiking.

Up to snow good.

Having snow much fun.

Hike more, worry less.

DEET is nature’s cologne.

I need a change of altitude.

Just living life on the edge.

This is my kind of streaming.

A date with the mountains.

The mountain adventure begins.

Feelin’ just pine.

Person with hiking captions for Instagram

Come hill or high water.

It’s all downhill from here.

Always one step more.

Life is better in the mountains.

This mountain rocks.

just hit harder in the mountains.

It was love at frost sight.

Okay Mother Nature, go off.

So there you have it! Our list of the Best Mountain Captions for Instagram. We hope you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your mountain photo!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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