Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Climbing Is Truly Medicine

Watching this documentary reminded me of why I love to climb so much. 

The sport has taken me to places of incredible beauty. 

I love the challenge it always presents. 

It has taught me how to rid my life of negative thoughts. Summiting is an incredible feeling of accomplishment. 

But the main reason I love climbing is the memories. Every climb is totally different. Each offers a different challenge. And each makes you unbelievably grateful for the beauty of God's creation. 

Climbing mountains is the ultimate ego-killer. You simply cannot think you are greater than the mountain. Climbing is a reality check that keeps you looking at life in proper perspective. The higher the climb, the smaller you are. 

Why would you not want to climb? It sounds so cliche but climbing truly is medicine. The mountains will forever have my heart.