To dream of mountains represents large obstacles or challenges in your life. Feelings the need to prove yourself by overcoming something difficult.
Negatively, a mountain may reflect problems or challenges that are too dangerous to pursue on your own. They may also reflect a complete lack of understanding about how difficult or dangerous a challenge really us. Hardships that will not be easily or quickly overcome. Feelings about a situation being the hardest challenge of your life.
To dream of being on top of a mountain represents achievement and realization of goals. An obstacle or challenge has been overcome. Pride in yourself for having completed something difficult. Feeling accomplished. Feeling a lot of respect for yourself. Feeling good having proved yourself. Feeling good having embarrassed someone else who told you that your goals are impossible.
To dream of a snowy mountain represents a large obstacle in your life that you perceive to be under terrible conditions.
To dream of climbing a mountain represents a challenge you are attempting to overcome. It may also reflect working towards a long term goal. Working to overcome a big fear or enormous problem. Proving yourself when nobody believes in you. Confronting problems in your life that may feel impossible.
Example: A young man dreamed of being on top of a mountain. In waking life he had finally gotten the courage to ask a girl he liked out on a date.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of carrying notes and research up a mountain and being disappointed when she got to the top. In waking life she was in the middle of writing a book and felt that a prestigious job offer was pointless.
Example 3: A young man dreamed of climbing up a mountain and ignoring his father below. In waking life he was trying to prove himself and get ahead in the world while ignoring his father’s views.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing her mother tell her that soon they’d have to live in the mountains. In waking life she was living in Nazi Germany and felt that soon her mother would have serious problems hiding her ethnicity because she was full Jewish. (The dreamer was half Jewish).
Example 5: A woman dreamed of having to jump from one mountain to another mountain and feeling that it was very dangerous. In waking life she had worked very hard to get her career and got an opportunity for a better one that entailed risking having no job at all because she had to quit her current job to prepare for the opportunity for the better one.