Climbing as a Girl: Sometimes You’re Not One of the Guys

“You’re a pretty girl who climbs; you shouldn’t have any trouble finding partners.” I’ve heard variations of that line more times than I care to keep track of, and I still don’t know how to respond. Do I take it as a compliment? The middle-aged man just called me pretty. But he also just suggested,…

Climbing Tips for Boys (About Climbing with Girls)

First, lets clear up one myth: Girls are not that complicated. Climbing girls are even less complicated: We have one-track minds to, you guessed it, climbing. So now that you know what climbing girls think about, you no longer have to be confused by our intentions when we ask if you’re going climbing, invite you…