Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • Last Thoughts on The Dirtbag, A Short Film

    Dec 6, 17 • 2569 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...

  • Do Not Go Outside To Cry by Kathy Karlo

    Dec 4, 17 • 2699 Views • Locations2 Comments

    I see it being used all around me to describe women, often by other women: badass. I have always considered it to have a good connotation, as it implies confidence with a splash of style. Diverse, strong-willed women deserve an empowering word that delivers a...

  • Reflections in The Black by Vic Zeilman

    Dec 3, 17 • 1883 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    The following is Vic Zeilman’s piece “Reflections In The Black”, written for the recently released Volume 9, The New School Issue.  Zeilman is the author of the recently released, “The Black”, a comprehensive climbing guide to...

  • Fill The Void by Shay Skinner

    Dec 2, 17 • 3516 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    The reflection targets my disfigurement. If only the borders of this mirror could protect the rest of the world from my hideousness. My life’s insignificance rampages through my thoughts like an atrociously loud party that never ends. Nothing I do is good...

  • Old Becomes New in Indian Creek by Chris Schulte

    Nov 28, 17 • 2488 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    November is closing in fast, and on this turn around the fireball, we reach a strange and interesting milestone in American rock climbing. Forty years ago, Earl Wiggins shouldered a rack of hexes and set out on the FA of a smooth and parallel-sided crack...

  • Sugar Daddy (from the photo essay, Choss) by Steve “Crusher” Bartlett

    Nov 27, 17 • 289 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I’d been driving past this rock, near Hanksville, for years. It’s just begging to be climbed but looked impossible without drilling a ladder of large holes for spikes (rebar? footing stakes?) of some kind. And what kind of fun is that? The “rock”...

  • Announcing a Climbing Children’s Book: Squeak

    Nov 26, 17 • 2000 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Longtime Zine contributor and all around good guy, D Scott Borden announced the release of his children’s book, Squeak Goes Climbing in Yosemite National Park. Borden wrote the story and our wonderful designer, Mallory Logan did the illustrations. A...

  • Lizard Head (from the Choss photo essay) by Steve “Crusher” Bartlett

    Nov 21, 17 • 361 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    And then there’s Lizard Head. I have never climbed such rotten volcanic rock in my life. I didn’t know volcanic rock could be so chossy. The real kicker, which I mulled over as I struggled to not fall off the decomposing top pitch, was that this was first...