The trend craze is something that will never change or go away. If you think about it even nowadays we are still influenced by certain trends from the 80s and 90s. Even more so, in recent years, with the rise of the influencer culture, it seems like there is a new fad every day. This is a good thing, however. Because it gives you the opportunity to be selective and to be influenced by different things, which help shape who you are. One of the biggest things has probably been tattoos. They have been around for a long time, but it seems like they will continue being a must have fashion accessory. So, today we are going to explore yet another type of body art – the mountain range tattoo. Keep reading to find the meaning behind it as well as some pretty gorgeous examples.
Mountain range tattoo – meaning and examples
What is the meaning of a mountain range tattoo?
First of all, it’s worth noting that it isn’t always necessary to have a special meaning behind your tattoo. Which is why, when it comes to mountain tattoos, you can say that they are simply beautiful. For us, that can be a good enough reason to get one. If you disagree, however, here are some meanings behind this type of body art.
- Express your love for nature. The mountain tattoo is perfect for people who love to keep in touch with nature. So, whether you love spending time camping somewhere, or even hiking or climbing mountain tops, this tattoo is perfect for you. What’s more, it showcases your adventurous spirit and your love for excitement.
- Climbing mountains and overcoming mountain tops. Anyone who has ever tried to climb a mountain top knows just how difficult it is. Even if it not as high as the tops of Everest, this is an achievement to be proud of for sure. Which is exactly why a mountain range tattoo can symbolize a person overcoming something in their life. Whether it is a difficult moment or a problem, you can commemorate it forever on your body. That way everytime you look at your tattoo you will remember that moment. So, even if you enter another difficult time in your life your tattoo can be a reminder that you can overcome anything.
Even a small mountain tattoo can look just as beautiful when you add a little bit of watercolor details
- “Thinking like a mountain” is a term coined by Leopold in his book “A Sand County Almanac”. This term has such a deep meaning. It symbolizes the intricate correlation of nature’s resources. So, one can see a mountain tattoo as an expression of one being a part of something bigger than himself. Part of something greater.
- Strength and perseverance. As we all know mountains have been here for thousands of years. They have formed overtime and are indestructable. Therefore, a mountain tattoo can be a symbol of your inner strength and willingness to weather all storms.
- The mystery of the mountains is unmatchable. Just think about all the intricate details of nature in a mountain. All the hidden little spots and places. If you love hiking you definitely know how you can stumble upon a thing of beauty by accident. So, a mountain can signify a version of you that hides many little, yet beautiful parts of your soul.
Now that you know all the meanings, scroll through our gallery and choose your tattoo design
This back mountain tattoo is simple, but very beautiful
Adding a few watercolor dark clouds can be a sign of going through a turbulent time in your life
And even iif you don’t want to commit to a large mountain range tattoo, smaller ones can have the same effect
This is simply gorgeous – combining the strength of nature with that of a wolf
And as if the mountain is not enough, why not add the word adventure underneath
Watercolor mountain tattoo – do we need to say more
Mix and match with different nature tattoos
Larger tattoos allow for more detail
Are you a fan of skiing – then add a ski slope to your mountain range
Your tattoo can also be a replica of a mountain landscape that holds a special place in your heart
This watercolor tattoo is simply gorgeous
Mountain tattoo ideas
Minimalist mountain tattoo
Think like a mountain – Leopold