Climbing dream meanings

Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

Dreams about climbing can mean a variety of things depending on your current situation.

However, these dreams usually stem from thoughts about a recent or planned success or promotion in your life.

If you are expanding either your social circle or your goals, your climbing dream is trying to convey success or predicted success. Your dreams are encouraging you work toward your goals because they can be accomplished.

In your dream you may have

  • Climbed a ladder.
  • Climbed a large hill or a mountain.
  • Gone rope-climbing.
  • Reached the top of a mountain, ladder or obstacle.
  • Continued climbing without ever reaching your destination.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • You made the climb on your own free will.
  • You reached your desired destination or a similarly pleasing location.
  • Your climb became easier the further you went.
  • You were climbing up the rungs of a ladder.

Detailed dream interpretation

A dream which involves climbing without knowing the true details of what your mission in general shows a need for you to review your goals. This dream indicates that it may not be possible to meet your goals. This is purely based on the fact that you try to complete so much in your life that you have little time to devote to what you really want to do – a subject that you are still trying to figure out.

Similarly, if you keep climbing and never reach your destination, you might have chosen too difficult a task or you may be very far away from achieving your goals. Say for example that you are climbing a mountain and it seems no matter how fast you go, you can never make it to the top. The dream is warning you to take it one step at a time, and focus on the minor goals first. If you cannot reach your ultimate goal, it is because you are taking it too fast. You need to slow down and think about the smaller steps that should eventually lead up to the larger ones.

Climbing can also indicate social interactions. If you are trying to make new contacts and you successfully or easily climb the obstacle in your dream, you are going to be successful in your endeavors. Climbing a ladder indicates your career ambitions. If you make it to the top, then you are going to receive a promotion or recognition for a job well done. If you do not reach the top of the ladder, or if you fall, your dream is concerned about the fact that you are placing too much pressure on yourself from a career perspective.

Climbing stairs in a dream signifies intelligence. Stairs show that you have a great life waiting ahead of you and that you have the ability to achieve your goals. If you manage to reach the top of the stairs then it shows that you will hold intellectual achievement above all others.

Rope-climbing is different because it is mysterious. You do not know what is at the other end of the rope or who or what may be helping to support you. There is a new chapter starting in your life. Something or someone important is coming and, although you do not know what it is yet, you will be able to recognize it when you see it (just as you will know what is supporting you when you get to the end of the rope). If, in your dream, you reach the end of the rope and someone close to you is holding it, this person is extremely important to you and supportive of you. If you believe that this person is not very important, you may be wrong. This person has supported you in more ways than you realize.

This dream is in association with the following scenarios in your life

  • Career promotions.
  • Expanding your social circle.
  • Beginning new chapters in your life.
  • Success.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of climbing

Accomplishment. Exhaustion. Restlessness. Achievement. Courage.

By Florance Saul
Oct 12, 2012