Topic - Why do only (or mostly) white people climb?
| by - OneLifeOneHeart on - 25 Nov 2012
|One thing I notice whenever I go hill-walking or scrambling - or in general to the mountains - (in Europe at least) I never see non-white people.|
I have seen very few non-whites at some indoor climbing walls, but never outdoors, not in the UK, not in Europe!
And apart from the sherpa's or locals who assisted famous mountaineers outside Europe, name me any famous non-whites who climb for sport. Have they even tried?
If not - could this be merely due to income reasons? Or is it simply far away from their cultures, family traditions, etc.?
Do you personally know non-white outdoor climbers?
I kinda expected more colors up on the British hills and crags.
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