Farts, Boogers and Stinky Clothes

Farts, Boogers and Stinky Clothes

Climbing may look glamorous in glossy magazines and, indeed, in our heads every move we nail is worthy of a Simon Carter shot, our faces faultless amid single-minded focus and precision.

Of course, reality is crassly the contrary. Particularly on long multipitches, stripped of false civility, it isn’t unusual for climbing – at least in my experience – to be punctuated with things as embarrassing as farts, gurgles and snot.

My blog post for Vertical Life explores these scenarios – read it here.

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