What are climbing dreams about?
To climb is to increase in elevation. It is often associated with effort. It takes effort to climb. It is strenuous. However, there is often a reward at the end of a climb. The DreamWell Dream Dictionary is based upon insights from 1,200 dream symbols in over 200,000 dreams. Let’s see what the data has to say about climbing dreams.
The word cloud above shows the words that are specifically associated with climbing dreams. These are the words that make climbing dreams unique compared to all other dream symbols. Just examining the graph and reading the words of climbing dreams can be illuminating about show climbing affect our dreams. Be sure to check out the example climbing dreams at the bottom of the page.
The circular bar chart above shows how climbing in a dream will affect dream content as compared to other dream symbols. Higher bars indicate that climbing is more related to the specific symbol in the graph. Lower bars indicate that climbing is less related to the specific symbol in the graph. Specifically, climbing dreams have more natural places than 90.9% of dream symbols, more touch than 89.6% of dream symbols, and more animals than 82.8% of dream symbols. On the other hand, climbing dreams have less love than 73.4% of dream symbols, less embarrassment than 62.0% of dream symbols, and less lucid dreams than 61.8% of dream symbols. Notably, dreams of climbing are friendly! These dreams have more friendly interactions than 80% of all of the other dream symbols. Friendly dreams can be great. They involve people helping other people, expressing love, and just being good to one another. Finally, dreams of climbing has a lot of movement. Things are changing and moving. People are coming and going. Movement implies action. It implies change. There might be reasons why dreams of climbing has lots of movement. Every dream is unique. These are general patterns observed in an analysis of over 200,000 dreams. This analysis is a tool to help you make sense of your dreams. It is best to look at the differences. See how your dream of climbing is different than dreams of climbing in general.
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How common are climbing dreams?
2.9% of dreams have the climbing symbol within the dream. That's about 1 out of every 35 dreams. Considering all the dream symbols, it is relatively common.
Deep dive into climbing dreams
Get an overview of characters, emotions, places, events, dream events, and senses in climbing dreams.
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How can you make sense of climbing in dreams?
Climbing dreams are relatively common. Among other things climbing dreams are friendly and containing lots of movement. Do you think this is true for your dream of climbing? How might your dream of climbing be different?
All dreams have meaning
You can gain insight from thinking about any dream, no matter how strange. Only you, as the dreamer, have final say on what your dream may or may not mean. Each dream is unique.
Look for the differences
The DreamWell dictionary provides information on how each dream symbol appears in dreams in general. Finding how experience climbing in dreams can be a key to understanding its meaning.
Return to the feelings
Our emotions in dreams can help us understand its meaning. Pay attention to how you felt in the dream. Pay attention to how you feel about climbing in dreams. See how you feel about climbing now, in your waking life.
An interpretation of climbing dreams
This interpretation is from ""The Dream Interpretation Dictionary: Symbols, Signs, and Meanings" and is provided by J.M. DeBord aka "RadOwl". He is the author of several acclaimed books about dreaming, the host of The Dreams That Shape Us podcast, and is a moderator of r/Dreams, one of the largest dream sharing communities on the internet. What does the action of climbing up say symbolically? In simplest terms, it means moving up. It can mean progressing toward a goal or conquering a challenge. See: Mountains It can mean rising fortunes or status, “climbing the ladder.” See: Ascending It can mean doing something one step at a time. For example, you want to get married, or get a divorce—what steps do you need to take? Or you want to start a family, get a college degree, or command an army. It’s a tough climb that progresses in stages. Climbing can symbolize raising your consciousness or improving yourself. See: Spirals Climbing can be a way of escaping or avoiding something. For example, climbing a tree to get away from a bear can symbolize escaping an overbearing mother figure. Climbing onto the roof at your workplace might express a wish to avoid work-related difficulties or stress. For ideas about climbing downward, see: Descend. The symbolism can be based on the skill and concentration, or planning and preparation, involved with mountain climbing. In which case, climbing is used to compare with something requiring similar abilities. The strong grip required for climbing can symbolize the hold you have on something: your emotions, a concept, a situation. A ladder is climbed one step at a time, and when you elevate your life you take steps to do it. In this sense, climbing represents progress toward a goal, something that raises your status or fortunes, such as moving up in a hierarchy. A ladder is climbed one person at a time. It’s a solo activity that can translate to symbolism for preferring to be alone or doing things your own way. Oftentimes, the meaning of the symbolism of climbing is deciphered by analyzing the thing climbed. Climbing a tree combines the symbolism of climbing with the symbolism of a tree and can mean rising authority or position within a hierarchy. Climbing stairs can symbolize taking steps to protect yourself or prepare for something. Climbing a wall can symbolize overcoming an obstacle or wishing to escape chaos or stress. See also: Ascending, Buildings, Cliffs, Descending, Elevators, Feet, Fences, Mountains, Trees, Wallets
Examples of dreams of climbing
Reading dreams is one of the best ways to understand dream symbols. Even though the DreamWell Dream Dictionary is based upon data, it is grounded in the experience of reading thousands upon thousands of dreams. We invite you to read examples of climbing dreams for yourself. These dreams are actual dreams people have had. As result, they may contain racist, sexist, violent, or otherwise offense language and imagery. This can be true even for climbing dreams. Read at your own risk.