Author archives: Luke

  • Where to Find The Climbing Zine – Independent Outlets

    Jun 20, 17 • 99 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    The Climbing Zine and Benighted Publications pride ourselves on independent distribution. Below is a list of our beloved retailers where you can find our zines, books, and merchandise. Don’t see your favorite shop/bookstore/gym on this list? Give us an...

  • One Year Subscription (for you) and One Year for 1 friend for $1

    Jun 13, 17 • 236 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    Subscriptions are #1 for us right now as we build this independent little zine enterprise, and until America’s birthday we are trying out this special: get a one year subscription for your friend and add an addition one for a friend for $1 dollar....

  • Up (and over) the Pope’s Nose by Josh Smith

    Jun 13, 17 • 371 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “Think we could throw a haul bag out of an airplane? That would make the approach really easy.” Kennan was looking at me and Jeff with a twinkle in his eye, and unsure if he was serious, I asked, “Can you even open a plane door in flight, and if you...

  • Patience by Chris Schulte

    Jun 12, 17 • 470 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    It starts with a plan like a break in the clouds. We set out thinking on the lines, the foods, the sunrises and campfires, the saving up. And then you set to with the forty-second aspen tree planted that day, the twenty-third special with sauce on the side,...

  • As Long As Life Endures: A Climber Wedding by Sara Aranda

    Jun 12, 17 • 348 Views • Locations, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Editor’s Note: Last year Sara Aranda and Patrick Hodge were married atop The Hulk in the Sierra. Aranda wrote about their journey for this most recent issue of The Zine, Volume 10, The Raw Issue. Below is an excerpt from her piece.  Mountain, My...

  • Dirtbag State of Mind Hats by Peter W Gilroy

    Jun 11, 17 • 162 Views • GearNo Comments

    We always wanted to make some Zine hats, we were just waiting for the right design. Years of waiting led to this design, the “Dirtbag State of Mind” hats, created with metal work from Peter W. Gilroy. We’re proud to announce these are...

  • The Mountains This River Comes From by Chris Kalman

    Jun 7, 17 • 149 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Alone ‘I’ve been here before.’ I think to myself, as I sit and stare at the kind of sunset that will warm you for all your days – all the way up until the final shuteye, and a darkness that might not end. by Chris Kalman, Senior Contributor ...

  • Write for The Climbing Zine

    Jun 7, 17 • 270 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    The Climbing Zine is currently building our 11th Volume. We are now accepting stories, with a set release date of September 20th for the next issue. Below are our loose guidelines, informal pitches from solid writers are always accepted. Words The Climbing...