“8 Tips for Your First Day Out With a Newbie.” Climbing Magazine. December 2008.
“Marla is your best friend – you go way back. She runs marathons and could dust you on foot, but you’re a climber, and thus Marla is one of your “other” friends. That is, until she expresses an interest in climbing. However, before you bestow your vertical knowledge on a flatlander, consider a few basic strategies for that first day out together . . .”