October 7, 2010 by Darlene McC
Had a great weekend out in the woods.
Rock climbing is, largely, a men’s sport. Mostly men in the gym. Mostly men on the crags. Mostly men camping and making big fires and getting drunk. So when you get a group of women out climbing the experience is a bit different. Hence, I was inclined to pull together a group of my female friends, rig ’em up, and only invite guys we knew weren’t a pain in the tuckass.
This past weekend was the inaugural
(mostly) Girls Climbing Weekend:
A great time had by all, and definitely the right mix of people. I’m hoping it becomes a regular thing: all the ladies out in the woods and then up on the rocks. But you know, it’s ok if a guy wanders in sometimes: