So this article on Top 10 reasons why you shouldn’t date a climber has been up in my newsfeed a bit today.
Beware of dating a climber.
This strangely seductive species lurks everywhere in Boulder (fortunately, they’re easy to spot. Note the hunched shoulders, over-developed lats and gnarly looking hands with twisted knuckles and desiccated skin). Here are the top five reasons why you shouldn’t date a climber guy or a climber girl.
It’s up on the website of the “DailyCamera” which is apparently a Boulder newspaper. That is, it’s not in a climbing magazine, or climbing-specific publication. I feel like that’s worth noting, because the climbing community is usually pretty excellent about not being sexist.
However, this article relies on all sorts of sexist crap for it’s “humor.” Continue reading