Joe Purtell

Joe Purtell

Joe Purtell is a Colorado-based writer and climber. His interests include the outdoors, agriculture, education and criminal justice.

Published

Palestine’s West Bank Is Becoming a Climbing Hub

Despite decades of conflict, Palestine is home to an up-and-coming climbing scene centered around top-notch—and untouched—limestone. A new guidebook hopes to show locals and foreigners alike how to navigate the region's rock safely and help foster cross-cultural understanding.

Joe Purtell
Nov 26, 2019