Archive for the ‘Climbing Culture’ Category

  • Fall on Rock by George Perkins

    Dec 18, 18 • 3247 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    I clipped her to the anchor, untied her knot, and pulled the rope through the gear. “I need more time.” Jessica whispered so weakly that I had to lean close to hear her. “We don’t have more time. We have to get help,” I replied. “What happened?”...

  • Wide Is Love by Chris Schulte

    Dec 14, 18 • 338 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    Gray and white clouds rack up in billowed folds like the belly scales of a snake and curl widely across the winded and golden sway-grass plain, crackle dry and wetted now and then by passing scattered storms. This rolling stretch of yellow land drones on and...

  • Read The Zine – Deals for the Week

    Dec 13, 18 • 2052 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    We know you’re stoked to “read the zine” so we’re now offering a deal every week. Here’s what we have going on this week. One Year Subscription (with free copies of Volumes 12 and 13) for $19.99 One Year for You, One Year for a...

  • Write for The Climbing Zine

    Dec 12, 18 • 2743 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    The Climbing Zine is currently accepting stories for Volume 15. Below are our loose guidelines, informal pitches from solid writers are always accepted. Words The Climbing Zine publishes thought provoking essays, stories and rambles. Word count can be...

  • Replacing The Seamstress Corner with Dave Marcinowski by Luke Mehall

    Dec 6, 18 • 293 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    There are climbing partners, and there are the climbing partners. The partner you want to climb to the ends of the Earth and back with. The one you’d follow all the way to the moon. The one who eats, drinks, and breathes climbing. The climber who is not...

  • Review: Lowa Alpine Pro GTX (womens)

    Dec 5, 18 • 391 Views • Climbing Culture, GearNo Comments

    Usually, just the thought of a new pair of mountaineering boots would make my feet ache, but that is not the case with the Lowa Alpine Pro GTX.  These boots were comfortable straight out of the box. Reviewed by: Amy Stevens (banner photo © Cody Tuttle) The...

  • The Giving Bolt, An Ode To The Bolt by Jimmy Keithley

    Nov 30, 18 • 638 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    Well here we are, old bolt; let me just say this before I remove you. You should be proud because great care was taken when you were placed. Questions were asked, such as: Was this the best spot for you? Was there any place for passive pro? Would you be...

  • The Desert (Mehall’s fifth book)

    Nov 12, 18 • 782 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    The Desert, Luke Mehall’s fifth and final book in his “dirtbag climber series” begins a Kickstarter campaign today to fund the book. The Desert is a logistical progression to Mehall’s memoir American Climber. In that book Mehall set...