If you’ve ever sat down and thought to yourself, “I think I could really use a mountain tattoo,” then you’ve come to the right place. From the mighty Himalayas, to the sweeping Carpathians, mountain ranges always manage to instill a humbling level of awe and appreciation upon those who stand in their shadows. Some of Mother Nature’s finest and most impressive creations come in the form of rocky outcroppings. It’s this level of majesty that makes mountains an appealing choice for ink aficionados both young and old.
From elegant minimalistic works to colorful abstract impressionism, if you can think it up, it’s probably been done. So without further adieu, let’s take a look at some of the best mountain tattoos in existence.
This single continuous line.
The talented Mo Ganji strikes again with one of his famous continuous line tats. Mo is well known for quitting his day dream to follow his dreams of becoming a full time artist. For more amazing one line tats, check out Mo’s Instagram page.
Unique and highly creative style, check. Over 100k Instagram followers, check.
These unique reflections.
Each mountain has it’s own unique reflective quality. How awesome. (Photo: IDA)
These steep mountains.
This cabin in the woods.
Here we have an outdoorsmen tending to the fire while wolves seemingly stalk a nearby stag. (Photo: Kevin Soto)
This framed black ink piece.
This antique ornate frame houses what looks like a faded antique style black and white photo. (Photo: Twitter)
These triangular glyphs.
Wowza. (Photo: Parvick)
This captivating maple leaf.
The outline of a maple leaf provides a majestical view of mother nature at her best. (Photo: Gary Dunn)
This elegant back piece.
It would be difficult to find a more sophisticated tattoo than this perfectly executed mountain peak. (Photo: Tumblr)
This blue sky.
Although the smear is still visible, you can always count of Ewa for striking one of kind pieces. The sketch style blue ink was a great way to add a little color to the work. (Photo: Ewa Sroka)