Archive for the ‘Climbing Culture’ Category

  • Read The Zine – Deals for the Week

    Jun 6, 18 • 652 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. (banner photo by Tom Randall) Vol. 12 and 11 individual copies for $5.99 (free shipping in U.S.)  One...

  • Time Continuum of Desert Road Tripping by Kevin Volkening

    Jun 5, 18 • 3144 Views • Climbing Culture2 Comments

    The Pinnacle of Technology, as we called her drifted through the endless space, the time continuum that is road tripping. Flakes of snow silently hurtled themselves at the windshield and accumulated on the invisible roadway beyond our high beams, as if the...

  • A Venture Backward, Inward, and Upward by Rhiannon Williams

    May 29, 18 • 2423 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    In Memory of Towyn Williams (1926 – 2016) I associate much of my childhood with a little white farmhouse in the Welsh countryside. My roots are firmly planted there. Planted between the rows of strawberries and the tunnels of raspberry bushes. by Rhiannon...

  • Fall on Rock by George Perkins

    May 25, 18 • 1698 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?”...

  • Hayden by Andrew Bisharat

    Apr 20, 18 • 1059 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    Hayden, I am just so sad that you’re gone. The news struck me like a train. It literally knocked me off my feet. Since then I have felt waves of sadness and spasms of tears that continue to bring me to my knees. The circumstances of your death still seem...

  • Volume 12 now available

    Mar 2, 18 • 845 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    Volume 12 is now printed and can be ordered here.  The story only version is also available on Kindle.  Below is a list of the essays included in Volume 12. Cover shot is of Pete Whittaker on the Lamb of God in Canyonlands National Park, Utah. Photo by...

  • Fresh Zine Store and New Access Fund Member Discounts

    Feb 1, 18 • 1110 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    The Climbing Zine has recently updated our online store – with your experience in mind – and we’ve even added a few back issues in there that haven’t been for sale individually in a while. Our complete range of titles includes books by...

  • Luke Mehall 2018 Book Tour/Presentation Schedule

    Jan 28, 18 • 647 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    Luke Mehall, Publisher of The Climbing Zine will be embarking on a modest U.S. book tour this year, celebrating the release of the second edition of American Climber (complete with full color photos). Below is the list of the current schedule. More...