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50 Mountain Captions For Instagram Pics Where The #Views Are Great

Big views, tiny problems.

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This autumn, you may be doing a lot of hiking to view the changing foliage in all its vibrant beauty. You may be road tripping to mount spectacular summits in your new pair of sneakers, and snapping selfies to remember the peak mountain views. With beaming smiles from you and your travel buddy, and colorful hills that stretch for miles and miles, you’ll need some mountain captions for Instagram to post with your epic pics and show your followers you’re at your peak.

While simple captions can elevate pictures you take at home or get with a steaming latte at the local coffee shop, hiking selfies are on their own level — quite literally. After spending a few hours conquering a challenging climb to the top of a mountain and feeling every muscle in your body, capturing a pic of an amazing mountain view at the top is enough of a trophy. There’s nothing like the bliss of tossing down your backpack, grabbing a drink of water, and knowing you’ve finally reached your destination — with a mountain view that was totally worth it.

At the summit, there may be signs that read the altitude where you stand, or some interesting wildlife in the background that makes the location even more exciting and a symbol of your progress. So, take note of everything and enjoy the spot at the top that makes your worries back home feel so tiny. After you’ve reapplied your trusty SPF, snacked on a granola bar, and taken a cleansing breath, you’ll want to pose with everything in sight. You can throw your arms up while looking out at the panoramic mountain view, smile wide while holding your water bottle, or even film a TikTok dance that’s not too exhausting. Whatever you decide on, know that your content deserves awesome mountain view captions that echo how you feel, whether you’re having a “pinch me” moment because the view is too good to believe, or you’re relishing in the poor cell service. Pack these mountain view captions ideas for Instagram that’ll meet your moment at the top.

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  1. "Are we at the top of the mountain yet?"
  2. "I think we just peaked."
  3. "They’re going to move mountains."
  4. "Change your altitude every once in a while."
  5. "Taking life one climb at a time."
  6. "I love my besties to the top of the mountain and back."
  7. "Getting used to these epic #views."
  8. "So, this is what the world looks like from above."
  9. "I've never met a mountain view I didn't like."
  10. "Never miss a moment in the mountains."
  11. "Less talking, more looking at the views."
  12. "There's no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this."
  13. "I'm exhausted, but it was worth it for this view."
  14. "On top of mountains, under beautiful skies."
  15. "Always take the scenic route."
  16. "This was, without a doubt, an adventure."
  17. "Top of the mountain to ya."
  18. "Life’s a climb, but the view is great." — Miley Cyrus, Hannah Montana: The Movie
  19. "Take a peak at this."
  20. "Into the thick of it." — The Backyardigans, “Into the Thick of It”
  21. "Happy to be here."
  22. "Alexa, play ‘Up’ by Cardi B."
  23. "TFW you’ve reached the top of the mountain..."
  24. "Flex on me, Mother Earth."
  25. "I swear the air smells better up here."
  26. "Highly recommend hiking with your besties."
  27. "Don’t sweat the small stuff."
  28. "I feel kinda free." — Kanye West, “Ghost Town”
  29. "Made it to the summit check!"
  30. "Channeling my inner Sagittarius."
  31. "POV: You just hiked for two hours, and it brought you here."
  32. "My entire body is buffering right now."
  33. “Pinch me, I must be dreaming!”
  34. “Time spent among trees is never wasted.”
  35. “It’s not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”
  36. “Not all who wander are lost.”
  37. “Seeing from another point of view.”
  38. “Hike more, worry less.”
  39. “Go wherever you feel most alive.”
  40. “A beautiful distraction.”
  41. “Sorry, I didn’t pick up my phone, the reception is bad up here.”
  42. “Climbing my way to bigger and better things.”
  43. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” — Confucius
  44. “I love views that make you realize how tiny you and your problems are.”
  45. “Slow down and enjoy the view.”
  46. “Taking my adventure to new heights.”
  47. “It feels good to be lost in the right direction.”
  48. “Until further notice, assume that we’re peaking.”
  49. “Never miss a moment in the mountains.”
  50. “Head in the clouds, feet on the ground.”
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