This website is based on research for my thesis in anthropology at Colby College. In the Thesis I explore the nuances of the global climbing community in more depth. I recognize that that global climbing community is the subject of a great deal of debate and negotiation. Instead of providing answers I hope to raise questions about who the climbing community is. What does it mean to be a climber? How do we define a global community? Who is empowered and who is disempowered in the global climbing community? What kind of community do we want to create and live in? To read more or if you need a cure for insomnia, click the link below and download my thesis.
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