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Ask Beth! A New Advice Column From Beth Rodden

Author: Outdoor Research

June 13, 2018

Beth Rodden has inspired a generation of climbers—and now she’s opening up to share in a monthly Q&A column on Verticulture! From her early days smashing climbing comps, her landmark free climbs on El Cap and groundbreaking first ascents—like the unrepeated 5.14c Meltdown in Yosemite—to her openness about climbing as a mother, Beth’s life has been a journey in transcending possibility. Her boundary-breaking climbs and hard-won wisdom have made her an icon within the climbing community.

Outdoor Research is proud to partner with Beth for a new monthly Q&A column! Each month on Facebook we’ll announce a general topic (like international travel, or climbing while pregnant) and then accept questions via Facebook comments for three days. Then, Beth will respond to the best questions in that month's column, where we'll also also announce the next month's topic.

To kick off the very first of Beth’s columns, she’ll be answering questions about international climbing travel. Want to hear her raddest travel tales? Got questions about planning and logistics? What to pack? Where to go? Go to our Facebook page for a chance to have Beth answer your question!

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