Above the Fray — Beth Rodden on Climbing, Vulnerability, and Motherhood

In this week’s Friday Flick Pick, we feature a profile on prolific veteran climber, Beth Rodden, where she shares insight into how climbing has evolved throughout her life, the struggles she faced in coping with her kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan, and lessons learned in becoming a mother.

When I first started climbing, I didn’t see vulnerability as important. It wasn’t until a lot later that I saw vulnerability as a huge strength.

And if you’re eager for more insight into Beth, check out our recent interview with her on redpointing tips, training, and nutrition. You can also find her most recent piece—From Kidnapping to Kids, My Life on and off the Rockwritten for Outside Online.


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