Time to Eat the Dogs

A Podcast About Science, History, and Exploration

Episode 4: The Ascent of Women Climbers


Ashley Cracroft, climbing a new route in Southern Utah. Photo credit: Irene Yee. Courtesy of Climbing Magazine, 2017.

For decades, the sport of climbing seemed to be “a guy thing” until a group of elite women climbers in the 1990s changed the landscape of the sport forever.

Free-lance journalist and climber Noël Phillips discusses the growing popularity of climbing for women at all levels. Her article, “No Man’s Land: The Rise of Women in Climbing” was recently published in Climbing Magazine.


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