Dating a mountain climber

Say what you will about the pleasures of single life or the virtues of monogamy—we’re pretty sure most of us share a morbid curiosity about the globe-trotting, van-living, mountain-climbing couples who fill our Instagram feeds and have been known to grace the pages of every so often. ) Do their roles as sponsored athletes or social-media stars affect their relationship at all?Both halves of these power duos are majorly successful in the outdoor industry (and yes, many are Instagram-famous), so we wondered if their dating lives are any different from ours. (It’s complicated.) What we learned: dating is no more or less complicated when you’re a successful, nomadic adventure professional. Ages: 29 and 39 Location: Squaw Valley, California Power-couple credentials: She is a public speaker and professional climber for The North Face, Petzl, and La Sportiva.So when it was suggested that Cross Fit would strengthen me as a climber I shrugged it off.Reputations and bias aside, Cross Fit is something I should love.

Just like so many people when it comes to their beliefs, I held to it even when my performance failed at times.

But, at the end of the day, the fun and exciting parts definitely outweigh the little inconveniences.

Being with someone who can understand all these things will definitely make for a more enjoyable and supportive relationship.

You'll find outdoorsy people very kind, helpful, and adventurous (for the most part) Here are 10 reasons why you should date an outdoor guru: 1) They are low maintenance. It doesn’t take them very long to get ready before leaving the house, and they prefer the ‘natural’ look.

For the girls, make up, hair products, curling irons, blow dryers, and other beauty products are rarely used, if at all.


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