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He had told her he did some cycling, and had finished a handful of races and road rides. Either the guy didn’t know anything about cycling etiquette and had lied about his experience, or he was a jerk. My friend Sara told me last year she was done dating climbers, for a number of reasons — a lot of men she dated seemed to like the idea of being with someone who was a climber, but didn’t like the reality; or she found herself having more fun climbing with her girlfriends and platonic male friends than a romantic partner; or the dating pool was just too small if she limited herself to only climbers. As a man, I will tell you there is nothing we are so focused on that we don’t notice women. We may be too dumb to notice when you are interested, but we never fail to notice.
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.
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We spent most of this last year chasing each other around the west, enjoying independent adventures and returning home to high-five and reenact every move we did while climbing on our trips.
Many of my friends have remarked on how we can spend so much time away, occasionally going three weeks without seeing each other, or even 20 days with only 24 hours in the middle to say hi.
Or you want them to live their dreams and you want to live your dreams, but it kind of sucks when they’re gone leading a wilderness trip for a month, or you’re gone for a two-month bike tour and you have to get out your phone and look at photos of them to remember what they look like.I’ve also spoken to other friends regarding their desire to not date climbers at all, while I commented on my joy over sharing a hobby with someone I love.Every relationship is unique and challenging, completely different from anyone else’s and also exactly the same.There are some interesting things about dating people who love the outdoors, aren’t there?
Like you fantasize about dating someone who loves to go backpacking, and then you find out that it’s really hard to spoon when you’re each zipped up in a sleeping bag and it’s too cold to put your arms outside of it.
” Then there’s another feeling when you say to your mother, “Well, Mom, I had this weird feeling about meeting women and telling them I live in a van full of climbing gear, but then I realized I really only am interested in women who could be interested in a guy who lives in a van full of climbing gear.