Some people have taken on hobbies while in quarantine: trying to learn a new language, taking up art, binge-watching Netflix shows, etc. But what about people who spend their time on their own, often hanging from the side of mountains? How does the downtime impact mountain climbers?
Justin Willis, a professional climber who competed in the UIAA World Ice Climbing Cup when he was just 17, was camped out in the Paradise Valley with his father, building a house. Soon, Willis will go to Billings to manage volunteers and help run a much-needed temporary homeless shelter. The three of them talked with InsideHook about how they’re handling the downtime.