Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • Mountaineering Changed My Perspective On Beauty by Rebecca Ross

    Dec 7, 18 • 198 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Most women, at some point in their lives, get discouraged about their appearance because they may not possess the ideal body, according to societal standards. I was no different. I have always lived in predominantly white communities, and with that, feminine...

  • America’s Greatest Crag by Eleanor Krause

    Dec 5, 18 • 208 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    It’s the beginning of August, 2018. Two months earlier, I’d been fortunate enough to be working for a prestigious think tank in DC that offered what normal humans consider to be generous benefits and paid vacation time, but being an adult wasn’t much...

  • Mentors (from The Desert)

    Nov 11, 18 • 345 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    It was just weeks into this move that I realized just how much closer I was to Indian Creek, that old friend. It didn’t take long for us to get reacquainted. I had changed. It had mostly remained the same, save for its ever-increasing popularity. I was back...

  • Sanni McCandless: A Force of Nature by Joy Martin

    Nov 1, 18 • 57542 Views • Locations3 Comments

    Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you in better living conditions. —Hafiz I’ve always been a sucker for men with incredible strength-to-weight ratios. My husband, a wiry 5´11˝, coming in at 139 pounds on a good day, has the...

  • Approach As Pilgrimage by Tim Rogers

    Oct 24, 18 • 2637 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Journal entry from 10/15/2014 Zion is the word. Despite all of our differences, to so many people the meaning of Zion remains the same: a place of refuge, a utopian ideal of peace, unity, and freedom. We may not be religious pilgrims, but even as travelers,...

  • Creeksgiving by Luke Mehall

    Oct 21, 18 • 2981 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    No place soaks up sun like the Johnny Cat enclave at the Cat Wall, Indian Creek. The maroon cliffs are striped with perfect cleaved fissures, like vertical gateways into a hidden world. The desert heat can be oppressive, but in late autumn, the low golden...

  • Pain and Perseverance: Linking Sixteen Towers in a Day

    Oct 16, 18 • 1380 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “If you just stop for a second, I can show you there’s no road out there!” Ben said. “I know there’s a road there; we drove it a couple years ago!” I fired back. We hadn’t even started an ordeal that would surely drive us to our wits’ ends,...

  • The Joy Pendulum, Swinging High and Low in Yosemite Valley by Lauren DeLaunay

    Oct 8, 18 • 4790 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    As I listened to my boyfriend make his tenth phone call of the hour, I absentmindedly stirred vegetables and reflected on the events of the past month. Fuck this season, I overheard from the kitchen. Together, we had been stunned by a hero’s suicide and his...