Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • The Climbing Zine

    Indian Creek Reflection, before it all slips away

    Oct 13, 14 • 4721 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    The good times are moving fast these days, zipping by as we fly through space on this big ball of rock. As a writer it is my job to record, to pause, to go back in time, if only slightly, and squeeze the juice out of divine moments, and leave produce...

  • Lindsey Schauer: The Quintessential Climbing Mom

    Sep 30, 14 • 3563 Views • Dirtbagging, LocationsNo Comments

    In the Last Pitch section of the new Climbing Zine, there’s a great, sentimental piece, written by Mallory Logan. Titled “The Mom Crux” Logan waxes philosophically about the parallels between climbing and motherhood. She writes,...

  • Female Dirtbags, The Missing Link

    Sep 5, 14 • 5822 Views • LocationsNo Comments

      There are many sacrifices and struggles to live the dirtbag life, but my most major gripe has always been women; there are not enough of them within the dirtbag culture. Many nights spent at campfires within various climbing areas, where the men...

  • This is Buildering

    Aug 19, 14 • 10250 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    In the deep of the twilight, the night, buzzed on something, spirits, smoke, the usual, a change occurs: an athletic alchemy, different urges, some of the chances and opportunities of the night have passed, with no possibility of getting laid, you’ve stayed...

  • A First Trip To Yosemite

    Jul 30, 14 • 2159 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    The Western United States is a developed land, yet it is also very wild. Especially when you hail from the Midwest as we did, where there is very little wild land. Mountains and rocks had only been in my life for a couple years; a new medium to which I was...

  • The Language of Bromance

    Jul 29, 14 • 4427 Views • Locations2 Comments

    The Climbing Zine’s guide to helping men and women understand the complexities of the ever increasing bromance. bromance: A bond between men, in a non-sexual way, that often revolves around sports or debauchery. Affection is often shown in a comedic way,...

  • Dreaming, Waking, and Remembering What Matters by Drew Thayer

    Jun 29, 14 • 4855 Views • Colorado, Locations, The Black Canyon2 Comments

    The Dream In May 2012 I leaned against the rail of the overlook on the North Chasm View Wall on a balmy afternoon, staring into the dizzying expanse of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. The view from the overlook is dramatic enough to inspire vertigo in the...

  • A Scenic Cruise and Then Some in the Black Canyon by Alexa Flower

    Jun 9, 14 • 4493 Views • The Black Canyon1 Comment

    As we descended further into the dark abyss, that haunting, uncanny mood settled in once again. It was an awareness I had been acquainted with once before, a year back. The pale moonlight disappeared further out of reach with each downward step, swallowed up...