Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • ISO: My Dirtbag Princess

    Apr 21, 17 • 911 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Note: this piece appears in the Off Route column of the newest Zine, Volume 10, The Raw Issue.  Hello, I am looking for my dirtbag princess. Have you seen her? Qualifications include living on the cheap, adventuring every damn day, and having more fun than...

  • Explaining a Memorial Toilet

    Mar 30, 17 • 2977 Views • Locations2 Comments

    A memorial toilet is a hard thing to explain. But that’s exactly what my friends were constructing last weekend, a new toilet in the Super Bowl campground in Indian Creek, Utah to honor a fallen comrade, Kevin “K-Bone” Volkening, who died doing what he...

  • The Light and Dark Sides of Free Soloing by Alexa Flower

    Mar 23, 17 • 2497 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I’ve heard some describe Yosemite as a vortex, and so is the culture that comes with it. I am sucked into soloing like a teen trying their first sip of alcohol. By Alexa Flower, Senior Contributor. This piece is an excerpt from Volume 7, Crag Dogs, Hyenas,...

  • Walmart Parking Lot (a poem) by Georgie Abel

    Mar 16, 17 • 1282 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    by Georgie Abel (photo by Dylan Hightower) I was this close To forgetting what it feels like To sleep in a Walmart parking lot Somewhere in between totally fine and   Rock bottom   But probably rock bottom because You’re totally fine Listening to...

  • Fear and The College Try (in the Black Canyon)

    Mar 14, 17 • 989 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    When my college crew began climbing in the Black Canyon, topos were scribbled out on beer soaked napkins, during big nights at the Alamo bar in Gunnison. Well, on at least one night they were. by Luke Mehall, publisher of The Climbing Zine and author of...

  • Last Thoughts on The Dirtbag, A Short Film

    Mar 12, 17 • 1730 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Two years ago I pitched an idea about a film I really had nothing more than a spark of an idea for to Greg Cairns. I’d seen Cedar Wright and James Lucas’s “The Last Dirtbag” and felt compelled to offer something of my own to this...

  • The Long Way Back by Mike Reddy

    Mar 6, 17 • 590 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “Oh you feel and you taste it and you want to go higher. So what do you do? And so you peak into the mountain where your desire goes. Spilt blood on this place it only echoes true all through the days. And so you peak into the mountain where your desire...

  • The Secret Spot by Joy Martin

    Mar 1, 17 • 397 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    If these rocks could talk, they’d tell a hell of a story: one of nature and development, of perseverance and triumph, of mountain lions and men. by Joy Martin, Senior Contributor. Banner photo of Rush Linhart by Ben Brashear. This piece is from Volume 9....