What I’ve Learned From Rock Climbing

Aug 30, 2019 · 5 min read
My view from Montezuma’s Tower in Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado

I started rock climbing two years ago. This hobby began like so many of my other interests do, as a glittering, tantalizing Groupon deal that I would not let get away. After my first climbing class, I was hooked. I climbed as much as possible. I climbed outside. I read books on climbing. I began visiting my local REI store every week to buy more gear. Since then, I’ve set off on a journey that has led me to places high up…