Climbing Role Reversal Fri Night Vid

© Mark Smiley

This week's Friday Night Video is a humorous take on climbing partnerships. Does your belay buddy live up to stereotypical gender roles? In this video, American husband and wife Mark and Janelle Smiley switch places on a typical day out at the crag.

Who carries the heavier rucksack in your relationship?


This post has been read 11,512 times

Return to Latest News

Support UKC

As climbers we strive to make the kind of website we would love to visit, with the most up-to-date news, diverse and interesting articles, comprehensive gear reviews, breathtaking photographs and a vast and useful logbook system. As a result, an incredible community has formed around the site - we’ve provided the framework but it’s you who make the website what it is today. If you appreciate the content we offer then you can help us by becoming an official UKC Supporter. This can be a one-off single annual payment or a more substantial payment paid monthly or yearly which includes full access to Rockfax Digital and discounts on Rockfax print publications.

If you appreciate then please help us by becoming a UKC Supporter.

UKC Supporter

  • Support the website we all know and love
  • Access to a year's subscription to Rockfax Digital.
  • Plus 30% off Rockfax guidebooks
  • Plus Show your support UKC Supporter badge on your profile and forum posts
UKC/UKH/Rockfax logo

6 May, 2016
Can't do any better than that for a Friday night vid? Not very funny and not very smart from where I'm sitting.
6 May, 2016
What a load of sexist bullish*t! That's going to make UKC cringe in a few years.
6 May, 2016
I think you're being a bit precious.
6 May, 2016
Not quite my cup of tea!
6 May, 2016
That was shit
More Comments
Loading Notifications...
Facebook Twitter Copy Email LinkedIn Pinterest