Rock Climbing Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 53 famous quotes and sayings about rock climbing to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 53 Quotes About Rock Climbing

#1. It's kind of too movie-like to say, "When I started climbing, I knew I wanted to climb Everest some day." Instead, I just started rock climbing as a kid, when I was 16, and then I started teaching and a buddy of mine started taking me out. - Author: Erik Weihenmayer
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#2. Spacewalking is a little like rock climbing in that everything, including and especially oneself, must be tethered or docked at all times. If you forget to tether a tool, it's gone. Ditto yourself. - Author: Mary Roach
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#3. I am very careful about what I eat, and I exercise pretty much every day, whether it be rock-climbing, running, Muay Thai, yoga, horse riding, stand-up paddleboarding, or plain and simple working out. - Author: Sebastian Roche
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#4. One of the questions I get asked a lot is, 'What do you do to stay in shape?' My glib answer is, 'I play.' But I mean it. Sure, I go to the gym, but I don't spend my life there. Most of my activity is outdoors, whether it's basketball or mountain biking or rock climbing. - Author: Jason Lewis
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#5. Climbing is a full-body sport from your fingers to your toes, but at the same time, it's like a dance on the rock. It's about being strong and fit but also graceful and elegant and efficient on the rock. - Author: Chris Sharma
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#6. Along with rock climbing, I hike and I like to go to the beach, anything outdoors and anything that takes me out of the everyday. - Author: Christa B. Allen
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#7. In the American Southwest, I began a lifelong love affair with a pile of rock. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#8. Rocks make no compromise for sex ... rock climbing is not like some sports, where it is made easier for women; or sports like, say, softball, which is only baseball for soft people. On a rock, everything is equal. - Author: Beverly Johnson
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#9. I found climbing to be a very tactile sport. There's no ball that is zipping through the air ready to crack you in the head. It is just you and the rock base. - Author: Erik Weihenmayer
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#10. Jumping from boulder to boulder and never falling, with a heavy pack, is easier than it sounds; you just can't fall when you get into the rhythm of the dance. - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#11. I love surfing, rock climbing, cycling - all that stuff. But it's just amazing that I can inspire people with my running. It's humbling, really. - Author: Dean Karnazes
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#12. It is proper that noble spirits, equipped with truth and enlightened with the Divine intelligence, should arm themselves against dense ignorance by climbing up to the high rock and tower of contemplation. - Author: Giordano Bruno
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#13. Only last week I murdered a rock, injured a stone and hospitalized a brick. - Author: Muhammad Ali
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#14. You are going to love the sports here. Snow skiing and water-skiing and rock climbing and all kinds of extreme sports. I give you full permission to hurl yourself off stuff. - Author: Cynthia Hand
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#15. I do rock climbing and tennis. - Author: Levi Miller
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#16. I like reading, writing, hiking, camping, free running, surfing, rock climbing, long boarding, and so much more. - Author: Nolan Gould
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#17. My mother used to rock me - and she used big rocks. - Author: Rodney Dangerfield
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#18. In rock climbing, people get strong enough, and then they pick goals they can do with their strengths at that moment. - Author: Tommy Caldwell
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#19. Of course having a baby derails the writing process for some time. And I will be the first to say that I have essentially no social life, because there's just nothing left after being a mom, professor, and writer. I used to be big into rock climbing. No more. A lot falls by the wayside. - Author: Marie Rutkoski
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#20. Receiving oral sex from an ugly person is like rock climbing; you should never look down. - Author: Stewart Francis
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#21. I like mountains, always have done. Big obstinate bits of rock sticking up where they're not wanted and getting in folk's way. Great. Climbing them is a different matter altogether though. I hate that. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#22. Soloing is the most beautiful way of climbing; no material constrains, just you and the rock, the sun, nature; a kind of school for courage, willpower and self-confidence. - Author: Alain Robert
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#23. I have some close friends I keep in touch with. I knit. I watch a little too much TV. I ski, if the weather's right for that. If I can find a group of buddies, I go rock climbing. - Author: Melissa Leo
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#24. White people love rock climbing almost more than they love camping. This is
because the activity affords them the opportunity to be outside, to use a carabiner for something other than their keys, and to purchase a whole new set of expensive activity-specific clothing and accessories. - Author: Christian Lander
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#25. I am overwhelmed by an irresistible temptation to do my climb by moonlight and unroped. This is contrary to all my rock climbing teaching & does not mean poor training, but only a strong-headedness. - Author: William Shockley
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#26. I find that rock climbing is the finest, most healthiest sport in the whole world. It is much healthier than most; look at baseball, where 10 000 sit on their ass to watch a handful of players - Author: John Salathe
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#27. K2 is not some malevolent being, lurking there above the Baltoro, waiting to get us. It's just there. It's indifferent. It's an inanimate mountain made of rock, ice, and snow. The "savageness" is what we project onto it, as if we blame the peak for our own misadventures on it. - Author: Ed Viesturs
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#28. In particular, with climbing, we're climbing on these surfaces that Mother Nature has created. We search out the most perfect pieces of rock. It's so amazing that these formations are so perfect for climbing on. It's almost as if they were created for climbing. - Author: Chris Sharma
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#29. I spent the night on a sliver of rock high up on the east face of Long's Peak, climbing with Tom Frost, and slept at the icy feet of the Dru, listening to the lightning crack above me and the thunder roll down. I only did it to write about it. I would never go up on the Grotto Wall for fun. - Author: James Salter
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#30. I make time to exercise at least four times a week. I mix up running, yoga, barre classes, and rock-climbing to get a full workout. I also follow my mum and dad's nutritional advice and eat a variety of colors on my plate. Plenty of fruit and vegetables. - Author: Rose McIver
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#31. I think the whole attitude towards climbing Mount Everest has become rather horrifying. The people just want to get to the top. They don't give a damn for anybody else who may be in distress and it doesn't impress me at all that they leave someone lying under a rock to die. - Author: Edmund Hillary
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#32. I actually just rock-climbed when I was away on vacation and now I'm searching out rock climbing gyms. That's my new obsession for 2013. - Author: Shay Mitchell
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#33. I've done archery for about six weeks, and rock climbing, tree climbing - and combat, running and vaulting. But also yoga and things like that, to stay catlike! - Author: Jennifer Lawrence
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#34. The world always said to just be yourself, but it turned out when Evelyn was herself, no guys were at all interested, so she was left with games of make-believe, expressing enthusiasm for whatever the men wanted to do, be it rock climbing or going to a cheese-beer pairing or a Knicks game. - Author: Stephanie Clifford
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#35. I am an amateur mountain climber. Once or twice a year I go off to Chamonix in the French Alps, under Mont Blanc, and with a guide do treks that include rock climbing at high altitude. - Author: Robert Littell
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#36. I think a great first date would be something different ... not like movies or going to dinner ... going rock climbing together ... doing an activity and then going to dinner, so that you guys share an experience, and then you have something to talk about, and it's not the same old thing. - Author: Madeline Zima
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#37. It's the maritime equivalent of rock climbing. - Author: Cesar Romero
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#38. I think anything that you put your life's energy into becomes part of your identity. It would be difficult for the Rolling Stones to not play rock and roll anymore, because that's their image of themselves. When you've convinced everybody that that's who you are, that's who you are. - Author: Jim Bridwell
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#39. 'Dirtbag' is just the term we use, like a 'gnarly dude' in surfing. Within the climbing culture, it means being a committed lifer: someone who has embraced a minimalist ethic in order to rock climb. It basically means you're a homeless person by choice. - Author: Alex Honnold
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#40. For me, the most relevant factor in my ability to perform well on the rock has to do with my love of climbing. After nearly thirty years of climbing, I still love to do it whenever possible! - Author: Lynn Hill
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#41. Start with short stories. After all, if you were taking up rock climbing, you wouldn't start with Mount Everest. So if you're starting fantasy, don't start with a nine-book series. - Author: George R R Martin
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#42. Even if he survived the Sorcerer, there would always be another Sorcerer, bigger and more dangerous than the last. It was just a matter of time until he died the kind of gruesome death that was the very reason people had paralyzing phobias of heights. - Author: Megan Westfield
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#43. Someone's boyfriend died in a rock-climbing accident in Switzerland: everyone gathered around her, on fire with tragedy. Their dramatic shows up support underpinned with jealousy- bad luck was rare enough to be glamorous. - Author: Emma Cline
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#44. With climbing you can go to the most beautiful places on the planet and practice. Anywhere there is rock, you can climb. - Author: Chris Sharma
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#45. I love the idea that people are listening to "Tales" during all types of activities. Knitting in their favorite chair, rock climbing, sky diving, driving at night. - Author: Glenn McQuaid
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#46. Climbing mattered. The danger bathed the world in a halogen glow that caused everything - the sweep of the rock, the orange and yellow lichens, the texture of the clouds - to stand out in brilliant relief. Life thrummed at a higher pitch. The world was made real. - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#47. To be a climber one has to accept that gratification is rarely immediate. - Author: Bernadette McDonald
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#48. When you're at rock bottom, strap on a different pair of boots and start climbing - The New Mrs D - Author: Heather Hill
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#49. Writing a screenplay is like climbing a mountain. When you're climbing, all you can see is the rock in front of you and the rock directly above you. You can't see where you've come from or where you're going. - Author: Syd Field
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#50. Actually, I was rock climbing on this film at 7 in the morning. It was quite unique! But in any event, the colour of the leaves disturbed me so we had to work on that. On the other hand, I didn't want to drench it in a kind of depressing tone. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#51. There is no difference between religion and politics. Both involve lies and fanatical beliefs that generaly defy logic ... Just like rock climbing. - Author: David Schuller
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#52. On the personal side, I was rock climbing and taking pictures with my friends. We took all sorts of portrait and action pictures, and I was thinking at the time that these are inherently difficult to focus correctly. - Author: Ren Ng
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#53. Heck, who needs things like skydiving and rock climbing for your adreline kick, if you can get it from playing Russian roulette with open windows? - Author: Traveller
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