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15 Things Only People Who Hate Hiking Understand

Take a hike, hiking.

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1. The only reason to hike is if there is a zombie apocalypse.

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Other times hiking is acceptable: If you survive a plane crash, like in The Grey, or if you are either Lewis and/or Clark.

2. Even though you've told them no a million times, people will always try to convince you to hike with them.

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If by "hike" you mean "car ride," and by "beautiful trail" you mean "all-you-can-eat buffet," then most definitely I'm in.

3. There is nothing worse than being convinced to go on a hike to see something cool, and then have it be closed or off limits when you get there.

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Oh, we can't see the waterfall after hiking TWO HOURS?! Seems fair enough.

4. You never bring enough food and always regret it.

Oops, ate all my jerky and power bars. Wait, we've only been walking 15 minutes? Uh oh.

5. Trail mix is garbage.

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Why you gotta ruin my M&M's, trail mix?

6. People always want to hike at the butt crack of dawn.

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Know what's better than getting up early to go on a hike? Literally anything else.

7. Hiking in the sun = swamp ass and much worse.

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Just another day in Sweat City.

8. The potential to get a twisted ankle is always one step away.

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Why do rocks and gravel have to be so untrustworthy? What did I ever do to you, rocks and gravel?

9. There is no bigger crime against fashion than the hiking shoe.

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Even worse are people who wear them when they're not even hiking.

10. Even when a trail is clearly marked, you're afraid of getting lost.

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Ever see Gerry? Because that is what happens when you go hiking.

11. The higher you go up the harder it gets.

Oh, you didn't know you had asthma? Well, you do now!

12. Hiking down is always worse than hiking up.

Wait, I have to do this in reverse now? FML.

13. There are deadly animals around every corner.

Know where there aren't venomous snakes lurking? The Cheesecake Factory, which is where I'll be, thank you very much.
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Know where there aren't venomous snakes lurking? The Cheesecake Factory, which is where I'll be, thank you very much.

14. No amount of bug spray will stop you from being eaten alive.

~Just a-walkin' and a-scratchin' and a-regrettin' this hike.~
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~Just a-walkin' and a-scratchin' and a-regrettin' this hike.~

15. If you really want to see a view, you can Google it. Or have someone drive you to it. Just definitely don't hike to it.

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It's not that you don't appreciate beauty, it's just that you like putting in the least effort to appreciate it, is all. #sorrynotsorry

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