A person who participates in the sport of Rock Climbing
, ice climbing
or tree climbing.
These people are nearly always friendly, care for the environment and may exhibit certain traits such as being thrifty (not eating to afford gear), homeless (living in a tent at the base of a cliff for months). Not to be confused with gym rats
, people who only climb in gyms.
Skippy (To his Mom):"Whoa, look mommy, that person is on that cliff!"
Mom:"Thats not a person Skippy, thats a climber."
Skippy:"wow. when I grow up, I wanna be a climber too!"
Mom:"You can't, its too dangerous
Skippy:"But I am dangerous..."
Mom:"No your not, your just obsessed with Jazz."
September 20, 2006