Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • Where to Find The Climbing Zine – Independent Outlets

    Aug 16, 17 • 358 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    The Climbing Zine and Benighted Publications pride ourselves on independent distribution. Below is a list of our beloved retailers where you can find our zines, books, and merchandise. Don’t see your favorite shop/bookstore/gym on this list? Give us an...

  • The Burnout by Luke Mehall

    Aug 9, 17 • 417 Views • Locations, UncategorizedNo Comments

    It was many, many years before I realized that this environment in The Desert was the ultimate. I just didn’t see it. The climbing was too hard, too painful, too demanding. Perhaps I just had to get through the fire, the burnout, before I fell in love. I...

  • Granite Trinity by Michelle Dedischew

    Aug 8, 17 • 237 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    One thousand twenty-seven. One thousand twenty-eight. One thousand twenty-nine. My head is lost in some sort of vortex. I’m not sure if I was I counting the steps from the parking lot to the base of this ocean of a wall…maybe it was the rhythm of my...

  • Approach As Pilgrimage by Tim Rogers

    Jul 11, 17 • 553 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,...

  • Flirting with The Nose In A Day in The Valley of Stone

    Jun 22, 17 • 5554 Views • Locations2 Comments

    “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” Goerte I grew up in the traditions of western science and puritan pragmatism. Success is earned through work, luck is the sum of preparation, a penny saved is a...

  • Up (and over) the Pope’s Nose by Josh Smith

    Jun 13, 17 • 578 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “Think we could throw a haul bag out of an airplane? That would make the approach really easy.” Kennan was looking at me and Jeff with a twinkle in his eye, and unsure if he was serious, I asked, “Can you even open a plane door in flight, and if you...

  • Patience by Chris Schulte

    Jun 12, 17 • 842 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    It starts with a plan like a break in the clouds. We set out thinking on the lines, the foods, the sunrises and campfires, the saving up. And then you set to with the forty-second aspen tree planted that day, the twenty-third special with sauce on the side,...

  • As Long As Life Endures: A Climber Wedding by Sara Aranda

    Jun 12, 17 • 1280 Views • Locations, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Editor’s Note: Last year Sara Aranda and Patrick Hodge were married atop The Hulk in the Sierra. Aranda wrote about their journey for this most recent issue of The Zine, Volume 10, The Raw Issue. Below is an excerpt from her piece.  Mountain, My...