ICON | Beverly Johnson


Photo of Beverly Johnson, the first woman to climb the face of Yosemite's 3,000-foot El Capitan, by Sibylle Hetchel, 1978 via Rock Rip Roll.

"Rocks make no compromise one's sex. Rock climbing is not like some sports, where it is made easier for women; or sports like, say, softball, which is only baseball for soft people. On a rock, everything is equal." -Beverly Johnson

5 comments:

MaryAnee said...

This summer, hiking will be frequent!

waves of barley said...

can i live this way until i’ve seen the entire world and have decided to settle down in a house in the middle of nowhere… asdwigikmoe. after college.

Katherine Fugit said...

great. quote.

Emma said...

this is so great

Kerry said...

your blog blows my mind. love all the shots you put up. especially loved this post