For others, the climbing gyms are more of a butcher shop, a place to get shut down.Either way, there’s often good comedy surrounding the dating scene and rock climbing. I am a firm believer in not trying to change who you love.For many climbers, the gyms are a meat market, a place to go pick up the latest bouldering stud or sport climbing babe.Yet it is in my capacity as a female climber that I have spent the longest part of my adult life being single. I have dated climbers, as have my female climbing buddies, and we have learnt a lot in the process.
It was simple to find a belay buddy in a university setting: There’s a Facebook page for everything.
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Now, just swipe right on anyone and everyone with a photo involving a rope or harness, which would seemingly be about 50 percent of the Boulder population. Bonus points if they had gear—I need well-equipped friends. Back to the drawing board.“Does anyone like off-widths?
” I replied.“I enjoy becoming the best at things no one else is good at,” he said.
Take for example Robert and Miriam Underhill, now considerord and Barbara Washburn, the first husband-and-wife team to summit Denali in 1947; and more recently Bob and Antonie Ewing, who got married after climbing to the 900-foot summit of the South Peak of Seneca Rocks in West Virginia in 2012.