A dream auguring successful wrestling with obstacles, and final promotion, honor, etc. (Artemidorus). An interpretation of the character whose subconscious desire is for attainment.... The Fabric of Dream
Example: We climbed this tree, the baby as well, to see what was at the top.
The baby fell out of the tree. We climbed down and took the baby to a room and lay it on a bed. It seemed to be asleep and didn’t wake up. Later we went back to the room to see the baby but it had gone. In its place was a bluebird. As we looked the bluebird (lew away’ (dream of a nine-year-old girl).
The example shows a common use of climb—to see what is there, beyond, above, out of sight.
The child is exploring growth, to see what maturity and death have in store. We also climb to avoid something; to get away, to climb out of some mess we are in, in which case it expressed effort on our pan, we climb to get something, to reach it, so this can be ambition or motivation. Climbing has risks though. Attaining new heights in work or a relationship we reach the new and face anxiety, so may have a fear of failing/falling. Climbing may also depict the first half of life, and going downhill middle or old age. Idioms: climb down; social climber. See hill; mountain. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Psychological / emotional perspective: Climbing upwards suggests we are trying to reach new heights in our lives, and are possibly having to make greater efforts than before to succeed. Climbing down, in the sense that it uses a different technique, suggests having to assess the risks of a change in position.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of climbing up a hill or mountain and reaching the top, you will overcome the most formidable obstacles between you and a prosperous future; but if you should fail to reach the top, your dearest plans will suffer being wrecked.
To climb a ladder to the last rung, you will succeed in business; but if the ladder breaks, you will be plunged into unexpected straits, and accidents may happen to you.
To see yourself climbing the side of a house in some mysterious way in a dream, and to have a window suddenly open to let you in, foretells that you will make or have made extraordinary ventures against the approbation of friends, but success will eventually crown your efforts, though there will be times when despair will almost enshroud you. See Ascend Hill and Mountain. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Going upward, or ascending, is always a positive dream symbol. Whether you are struggling on a difficult rope or ladder or walking up an easy slope, this dream suggests that you are moving in the right direction.
If the climb in your dream is extremely difficult, it may be pointing to some obstacles that you need to overcome before reaching your goals. Consider all of the details in your dream, and if you recently completed a difficult task, achieved a goal (e.g. graduating), this dream may be reflective in nature. See also: Cliff... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
You have high ambitions, but the path is often dangerous and difficult, in contrast to walking uphill, where you also want to advance, but the path usually is not difficult or dangerous. See Career, Ladder, Stairs.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Climbing a ladder in a dream may reflect an upward movement in your career. Climbing a mountain may reflect your desire for spiritual truth and understanding. Climbing a rocky incline may represent overcoming some huge obstacle in your life.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Dreaming about effortlessly climbing a ladder, stairs, or a hill means a successful conclusion of a project.
If the climb takes a lot of effort or is difficult: many problems need to be overcome before you are rewarded for your efforts. Climbing a high mountain: difficult obligations in your life have to be concluded. In the case of men, this dream symbol often indicates fear of sexual dysfunction. Climbing a steep mountain with your intimate partner: you desire sexual climax.
Depth Psychology: This dream symbol is always seen as a form of spiritual renewal.
If the dream has sexual connotations: you are longing to reach orgasm.
The dream could also raise such questions as: are you climbing the social ladder? Do you find the climb difficult? What else do you see on your climb? See Mountain, Rock.... Dreamers Dictionary
It is a sign of business prosperity to find yourself Climbing, unless the effort proves too great for your strength. Still, even then it shows some sort of good fortune, though combined with difficulties.... Mystic Dream Book
Climbing a mountain, enjoying its vegetations and drinking from its fresh and sweet water in a dream means sheltering one’s chastity in the company of one’s wife. (Also see Kllimar; Veil)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If a person sees himself entering an unknown house and climbing the upper protions of the house, it means he will marry some woman who will be a means of prosperity for him.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Process to reach a goal. Going upward, or ascending, is always a positive dream symbol. Whether you are struggling on a difficult rope or ladder or walking up an easy slope, this dream suggests that you are moving in the right direction.
If the climb in your dream is extremely difficult, it may be pointing to some obstacles that you need to overcome before reaching your goals. Consider all of the details in your dream, and if you recently completed a difficult task, achieved a goal (e.g. graduating), this dream may be reflective in nature. See also: Cliff ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Dreams of a limb signify an extension of yourself. You are reaching for your goals, for connection/intimacy in your relationships, or support and partnership in your business. You are going out on a limb, taking chances and risks. See Gamble and Arm.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream that you are in limbo, signifies confusion, troubles, scandal, and worries. You may not be seeing things the way they really are or you may have lost your sense of direction in life.... My Dream Interpretation
(Arm; Member) Limbs in a dream represent one’s family. Seeing oneself dismembered in a dream means the dispersal of his family, or that he will cut off his blood ties, or it could mean undertaking a long journey and separating from one’s family for a long time. (Also see Body’; Tooth)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Whether it is partly to do with some kind of cellular memory and the growth process that takes place is uncertain, but in dreams any limb can be taken to mean sexuality and fears associated with gender issues. Being dismembered can be taken in its literal sense – we are being torn apart. Sometimes this can suggest the need to restructure our lives and begin again. At other times it can indicate that there is a way in which we are being threatened to the very core of our existence. Consult arms in this section and also the individual entry for arms.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Scaling the side of a mountain can represent the hard upward climb to your spintual center. Climbing a mountain may also point to a peak spintual experience, or be a signal of a difficult climb to the top professionally Mountain climbing indicates a portal into the Upper World, where you can receive spintual light and truth.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream that you are climbing a steep rock, whether indoors or outdoors, signifies struggles and obstacles in your path. However, it also suggests that you have the determination and ambition to overcome your problems, if you stay focused.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreaming about climbing a tree means professional advancement in some unusual way (or via a detour).
If limbs are in your way: expect difficulty on the job.
A limb breaking off while you’re climbing: pay more attention, be more careful.
A woman seeing a bare limb: unconscious fear of not being able to have children.
Depth Psychology: A branch is always a pan of your personal “tree of life”—the stronger the branch, the more leaves and fruit it has, the more stable your present situation. See Tree.... Dreamers Dictionary