Dating a rock climber

If that makes any sense.” I think my mom is really proud.

And even though you think it would be rad to have a significant other who climbs, you go on a climbing date and are sure your partner/potential girlfriend or boyfriend has lost all respect for you when you get Elvis leg and start whining as you freak out on the crux move a few feet off the belay.

So she was surprised when he stayed behind her for the entire ride up the hill. Now she’s happy with a guy whose main thing is paragliding, and he’s remembering how to belay and they’re climbing together and actually having fun doing it. If I speak for other dudes who are dirtbags, we are especially in tune when we see a woman who exhibits characteristics that suggest she likes to wear backpacks, or sleep in the dirt, or do pullups.

Teresa said one time, I just feel like men at the climbing gym are so focused on climbing that they don’t notice women. Sometimes I say there is no better sound in the world than a beautiful woman laughing, except the sound of a beautiful woman laughing at something I said.

Maresa is now dating Caleb, who was the rebound for Lisa while she was getting over Dave. An hour into my workout, I realize that the social scene at the gym is not only annoying; it's dangerous.

Dating is hard enough as it is, and I find that I'm only interested in dating a "climber." I'd hate to put a ceiling on possibility by having specific criteria but with most of my bandwidth focused on climbing, gear, trips, the prospect of jumping etc.

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