Canadian in Candia

May 21, 2009

My Monkey Man

Filed under: Climbing — Tags: , , , — Miriam @ 7:51 pm

I like monkeys. I find them humourous and I love to watch them climbing all over things. So somehow I turned my husband into a Monkey.

Massabesic May 2009

When I met my husband he was frightened of heights. So to help him with his fear I brought him to a climbing gym.

Massabesic May 2009

He quickly developed a passion for the sport. Now he climbs multi-pitch climbs and talks about doing big walls.

Massabesic May 2009

Now no boulder is safe from his desire to climb it. Occasional structures as well. He boulders and free climbs to heights that would certainly make his mother nervous.

Massabesic May 2009

He’s very modest, but he’s actually quite good. Not competitive climbing good, but good enough to really enjoy a lot of routes on lead (Lead climbing is when you climb above your last piece of protection so if you fall you double your drop. Usually you want to feel confident enough in your skills that you wont fall at the level you are climbing at).

Massabesic May 2009

He even finds his way up trees on occasion.

Massabesic May 2009

Cooper has been enjoying hanging out when my husband is climbing around too.

Massabesic May 2009

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2 Comments »

  1. Your little family is too cute. I love the one where Cooper is jumping on the rocks. I love climbing too. I really only climb in the gyms.

    Comment by Jessica — May 21, 2009 @ 7:59 pm

  2. That’s great that he enjoys it. I don’t think I would like that…

    Comment by Ronnica — May 26, 2009 @ 12:26 pm


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