93 Best Mountain Tattoos Ideas for Men and Women!

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Mountain tattoos are a symbol of one person’s journey throughout life. They are used to describe different phases and events of their life.

These tattoos were believed to be used as symbols which meant kingdoms of gods. However, nowadays they can have many meanings depending on the style.

Mainly they represent bond, strength & unity. They are often monochromatic and simple in design. Smaller designs have the most elegant loos. Long sleeves are also popular among enthusiasts.

Besides representing power and masculinity they are also used to represent feminism in some cases. So, without further ado, let’s dive in and check out these amazing tattoos.

 

93 Mountain Tattoo Ideas for Men and Women

Mountain tattoos have a massive fanbase with thousands of designs. They range from small forearm pieces to large sleeve tattoos. There’s something for everyone regardless of your gender, skin type & tone. Here are some of the best mountain tattoo designs for you to try:

 

Simple Mountain Tattoo   

Simplicity is the key to many classic mountain tattoo designs. They are always in style and help people to express their thoughts clearly without too many complications. They are elegant to look at and usually have a clear meaning.

 

1. Adventure

 

Simple Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: soniagarciamat_tattoo

A mountain is always full of adventure and mystery. This mountain tattoo on his forearm reminds us of that. A tattoo, suitable for men with veiny forearms.

 

2. Blurry Reflection

 

Simple Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: jcalab87

The mountain has a solid reflection on the base. However, it is slightly blurred compared to the real one. It tells us that no matter how much one tries the original can never be replaced.

 

3. The Divider

 

Simple Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: wolfandbear.co

A large tree is standing between two mountains. It is simply dividing the two peaks. A tattoo that shows that something small is also sometimes sufficient enough to make a bond fall apart.

 

Small Mountain Tattoo

Although mountains are huge in size, mountain tattoos are sometimes drawn on smaller body parts such as forearms, neck, wrist, etc. These small tattoos are often very detailed but minimal takes are also becoming popular.

 

4. Shaded Valley

 

Small Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: mane.ink

The tall stones on the mountain are casting shadows on the opposite side of the light. This fits perfectly on the outer side of this woman’s leg. A perfect display of light and shadow.

 

5. Deep Slope

 

Small Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: ihatematthewstella

A man’s bicep is inked with a mountain tattoo that suddenly ends up like a slope. The dark lines indicate the depth of the hill. A dangerously beautiful piece to have on the bicep.

 

6. Only Outline

 

Small Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: folkneedle__

The artist only highlighted the outline of the mountain. But it still looks like a complete design. The extra black shades add some dynamic and depth to this simple yet elegant mountain tattoo.

 

Minimalist Mountain Tattoo

With the rise in popularity of the minimalistic lifestyle, minimal tattoo demands have also skyrocketed. These elegant mountain tattoos typically take very few moments to get and tend to be on the more affordable side.

 

7. Mountain Line & Dotted Sun

 

Minimalist Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: mountaintattoos

The outer shape of this mountain line is only drawn with a thin simple line. There’s a sun on the left side which is drawn with a few dashes. One of the most minimalistic mountain tattoos for every gender.

 

8. Cracked Valley’s

 

Minimalist Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: minustattoo

The lines in the middle of this valley are cracked. They are drawn like a tree branch. A tattoo suitable for minimalist lovers with thin arms.

 

9. Triangle Peaks

 

Minimalist Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: wildsalt.ink

Two mountain peaks are inked on the back of this girl’s elbow. They are made of a few geometric triangles. A combination of geometric tattoos & mountain tattoos.

 

Mountain Range Tattoo

A mountain range tattoo refers to a tattoo with a series of mountains or hills. They have a large width and sharp peaks. They represent unity and bond.

 

10. Mountain Range Top

 

Mountain Range Tattoo 1

Source: mollymurrayink

The peak of these mountains is connected with each other. They are a symbol of pride and a strong connection. The straight lines are used to represent shadows among the hill cracks. It’s slightly wider compared to other pieces.

 

11. Picturesque Side Feet Tattoo

 

Mountain Range Tattoo 2

Source: the_devlintattoos

This tattoo is going to be a lot painful to get. This part of the foot is very sensitive and painful to get tattooed. The black tint adds a vintage look to this mountain tattoo on the side of his ankle.

 

12. Four Stars

 

Mountain Range Tattoo 3

Source: mentat_gamze

There are four tiny stars on top of this mountain range. Each hill contains a shining star on its peaks. It rests nicely on the back of this man’s shoulder. There is also a constellation circle along with the stars.

 

Mountain Tattoo Sleeve

Sleeves are usually favored by people who are already familiar with the tattoo world and can tolerate pain. Mountain tattoo sleeves are often created with not only hills and slopes but also with the surrounding places around them. Sky also plays a major role in these designs.

 

13. Road To Top

 

Mountain Tattoo Sleeve 1

Source: tattoo_katie

A person can be seen walking down a road that leads straight towards a huge mountain. Is it his destiny? is it his chosen path? nobody knows and it creates a mystery in the viewer’s minds. A well-thought mountain sleeve tattoo for men.

 

14. Mountain View

 

Mountain Tattoo Sleeve 2

Source: katarina.heinze

The entire ecosystem of a mountain is inked on the entire arm of this man. The natural view is complemented by the gorgeous night sky with a shining moon. A piece that looks like it’s straight out of a fairy tale.

 

15. Orange Boat

 

Mountain Tattoo Sleeve 3

Source: grxsy

Although the half sleeve is tattooed with black ink, it has an orange boat in the center. The person is fishing in a flowing stream that comes from the hills. The forest around the mountain looks beautiful and terrifying at the same time.

 

Feminine Mountain Tattoo

Mountain tattoos are also used to promote feminism. Feminist variations of these tattoos tend to be on the minimalist side of the spectrum. If you are a feminist then you’ll find them very appealing.

 

16. Side Chest Mountains

 

Feminine Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: seriartwork

The side of this gorgeous woman is tattooed with a minimal hill tattoo. It is drawn with simple lines that are sharp but thin to look at. If you have a slim body then it’s highly recommended.

 

17. Mountain Arrowhead

 

Feminine Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: bboujeeink2

This tattoo looks more like a broken arrowhead than a mountain tattoo. The sharp triangle-like bottom structure only signifies that thought. There are also some stars sparkling on the top. It adds a bit of a girly vibe to the piece.

 

18. Flower & Mountain

 

Feminine Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: propaganda.tattoo

A beautiful branch of a flowering tree is the main attraction of this piece. This highlights the fertile nature of this tattoo. Although it is a monochromatic design it brings color to the viewer’s mind.

 

Geometric Mountain Tattoo

Mountain tattoos that are drawn with geometric shapes looks like artificial pieces and have sharp edges. Geometric shapes also signify the strength of a mountain & its bonds.

 

19. Crystal Hill

 

Geometric Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: kevin.waltz

A mountain that is made of some shining crystal is in the center of this triangle shaped tattoo. The mountain is drawn with some shapes made out of geometry. The scattered dots on the top act like the sparks of energy that is radiating from the hill.

 

20. Reflecting Shapes

 

Geometric Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: mglatattoo

The reflection of this geometric hill will grab anyone’s attention. The black shades also add dynamics to the piece. However, it’s only suitable if you have a wide forearm.

 

21. Carrying Bear

 

Geometric Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: juhikaran

The responsibility of a caring bear is displayed in this piece. It is carrying the mountain on its back. The entire hill is inside a bubble which the bear is carrying very delicately. An amazing mountain tattoo for men’s arms.

 

Mountain And Tree Tattoo

Mountains and trees are closely related. They are often part of the same ecosystem. One is incomplete without the other. They share a symbiotic relationship that teaches us to help each other in every situation.

 

22. Framed Tree

 

Mountain And Tree Tattoo 1

Source: skid.market.tattoos

A mountain range is accompanied by lots of trees in the foreground. The hills are slightly in the background. The entire tattoo is surrounded by a circle that is drawn with dots and dashes.

 

23. Moon Paths

 

Mountain And Tree Tattoo 2

Source: jz_inker

There are a total of three paths marked by a circle. It represents the position of the moon & stars throughout the season. It is the sole observer of the ever-changing mountains.

 

24. Black Pine

 

Mountain And Tree Tattoo 3

Source: rippintattoos

A forest of pine trees is drawn with this hill tattoo. The dark spots on the steep peaks match the color of the trees. It gives a sense of fear and danger. It’s suitable for thigh & leg.

 

Mountain Lion Tattoo

A mountain lion tattoo usually means taking control of your life into your own hands. It symbolizes courage and leadership. These tattoos are often thought to bring power to the tattoo holder.

 

25. Lion Portrait

 

Mountain Lion Tattoo 1

Source: devinholmestattoos

The ferocious nature of the mountain lion is clearly visible in its eyes. The calmness in this mountain tattoo is the indication of an outbreak that’ll happen very soon.

 

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Mountain Lion Tattoo 2

Source: thedimforest

 

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Mountain Lion Tattoo 3

Source: db_outdoorsaddict

 

Forearm Mountain Tattoo

 

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Forearm Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: kelly_tattoos_

 

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Forearm Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: theartoftattooingofficial

 

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Forearm Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: vavatattoo

 

Mountain Bike Tattoo

 

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Mountain Bike Tattoo 1

Source: needleattackosnabruck

 

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Mountain Bike Tattoo 2

Source: emanuelemasin

 

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Mountain Bike Tattoo 3

Source: thiagolimaart

 

Mountain Laurel Tattoo

 

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Mountain Laurel Tattoo 1

Source: clotonia.art

 

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Mountain Laurel Tattoo 2

Source: astro.cat.tattoo

 

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Mountain Laurel Tattoo 3

Source: rbktatts

 

Wave And Mountain Tattoo

 

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Wave And Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: valentino.tattoos

 

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Wave And Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: pirateislandtattoohelsingborg

 

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Wave And Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: nikitattooing

 

Mountain And Ocean Tattoo

 

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Mountain And Ocean Tattoo 1

Source: maggiefoxart

 

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Mountain And Ocean Tattoo 2

Source: darkforesttattoo

 

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Mountain And Ocean Tattoo 3

Source: emmarainetattoo

 

Mountain Goat Tattoo

 

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Mountain Goat Tattoo 1

Source: bradburkhart

 

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Mountain Goat Tattoo 2

Source: karlmrkstattoo

 

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Mountain Goat Tattoo 3

Source: grease_one

 

Rocky Mountain Tattoo

 

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Rocky Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: lauren.violet

 

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Source: lauren.violet

 

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Rocky Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: lauren.violet

 

Bear Mountain Tattoo

 

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Bear Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: hello_my_name_is_jaks

 

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Bear Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: galelevins

 

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Bear Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: mglatattoo

 

Blue Ridge Mountain Tattoo

 

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Blue Ridge Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: jenpoteet

 

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Blue Ridge Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: _tattoos_bywyn_

 

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Blue Ridge Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: dereklilly

 

Minimal Mountain Tattoo

 

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Minimal Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: tats.by.jo_

 

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Minimal Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: whimsytatts

 

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Minimal Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: marta_robbiano

 

Mountain Tattoo Arm

 

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Mountain Tattoo Arm 1

Source: enteka

 

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Mountain Tattoo Arm 2

Source: circletattoodelhi

 

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Mountain Tattoo Arm 3

Source: ladylike.ink

 

Mountain Wrist Tattoo

 

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Mountain Wrist Tattoo 1

Source: naiatattoo

 

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Mountain Wrist Tattoo 2

Source: sashakiseleva

 

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Mountain Wrist Tattoo 3

Source: sashakiseleva

 

Smoky Mountain Tattoo

 

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Smoky Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: jostestattoos

 

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Smoky Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: painlessjenmclellan

 

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Smoky Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: tattooculturemag

 

Traditional Mountain Tattoo

 

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Traditional Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: peytonollie

 

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Traditional Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: corijamestattoo

 

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Traditional Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: serwal.tattooer

 

Wave Mountain Tattoo

 

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Wave Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: _tmtattoo

 

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Wave Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: chill_n_ink

 

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Wave Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: electricsunlc

 

Holy Mountain Tattoo

 

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Holy Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: jacquietattoos

 

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Holy Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: foofytattoo

 

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Holy Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: leeroymendoza

 

Iron Mountain Tattoo

 

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Iron Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: nikipepperstattoo

 

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Iron Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: william.giampieri

 

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Iron Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: iron.glacier

 

Mountain Shoulder Tattoo

 

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Mountain Shoulder Tattoo 1

Source: joelmejiatattoo

 

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Mountain Shoulder Tattoo 2

Source: dr_butcher13

 

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Mountain Shoulder Tattoo 3

Source: pomalu.tattoo

 

Japanese Mountain Tattoo

 

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Japanese Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: koizhou_tattooist

 

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Japanese Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: jumanzolli.tattoo

 

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Japanese Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: shnioka

 

Mountain Compass Tattoo

 

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Mountain Compass Tattoo 1

Source: turan.nyc

 

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Mountain Compass Tattoo 2

Source: baba_yaga_0260

 

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Mountain Compass Tattoo 3

Source: sierra_granger

 

Mountain Silhouette Tattoo

 

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Mountain Silhouette Tattoo 1

Source: leftylucille

 

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Mountain Silhouette Tattoo 2

Source: andrew_tattoos

 

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Mountain Silhouette Tattoo 3

Source: paintedladyparlour

 

Realistic Mountain Tattoo

 

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Realistic Mountain Tattoo 1

Source: turan.nyc

 

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Realistic Mountain Tattoo 2

Source: dylanwebertattoos

 

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Realistic Mountain Tattoo 3

Source: cribustattoocircus

Conclusion

We hope these mountain tattoo designs were able to spark some new ideas in your nature-loving mind. The only thing left is to choose one and discuss with your artist to get the best tattoo according to your liking and beliefs. Try to avoid too many detailed designs on small areas as they’ll fade quickly and turn blurry.

 

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