In this UKC Feature, a follow up to 'Mountaineering Mums', Assistant Editor Sarah Stirling explores the difficulties of pursuing an active climbing career and juggling family life.
The fact that men leave behind families to scale the world's highest and most dangerous peaks is never usually problematised. Paul Nunn and Geoff Tier, in contrast to Hargreaves, were not criticized in the international press for being selfish and taking risks that left their children fatherless." (Summers)
She talks to top mountaineers such as Ian Parnell, as well as weekend climbers from all over Britain.
How do they balance the dangers and time commitments of climbing when they have young children?
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=2710
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