Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • Lawton’s Wall, Wild Mexico

    Mar 18, 15 • 2696 Views • Locations3 Comments

    Again, this one starts with a crying baby. This time the baby is Isabella, and we’re deep in a wild Mexican canyon called El Salto, an hour from cell service, fifteen minutes from a village where people don’t even have landlines or interwebs. Paradise....

  • College Me and The New Members in the Tribe

    Feb 25, 15 • 2069 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I awoke in the Indian Creek desert to the sound of a crying baby. I tossed and turned over in the back of my Subaru – it’s always a good morning when I wake up in the back of my car – and sat there basking in a new sort of nostalgia. The tribe is...

  • Remembering How to Believe by Drew Thayer

    Feb 10, 15 • 1681 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    My life is now unmistakably entwined in the rhythms of grad school; work ebbs and flows, and when it flows it’s high tide. The work is engaging, so much so that boredom never really happens anymore…but of course the flip-side of that coin is the lack of...

  • The Dirtbag Manifesto

    Feb 8, 15 • 2193 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “The world has enough for man’s need, but not enough for man’s greed.” Gandhi Where do we look for hope, for America, the planet, for the human race? The dirtbags. They usually descend from the middle class, where they had enough, materially speaking,...

  • Dawn of a New Age

    Jan 25, 15 • 2101 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I knew this whole Dawn Wall climb was big when President Obama started tweeting about it. In case you’ve been living under a rock (or on one), Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgenson recently completed the world’s most difficult rock climb, the Dawn Wall on...

  • Video: The Fitz Traverse with Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold

    Jan 12, 15 • 1820 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    For us posting this video, is a case of “I don’t always (fill in the blank) but when I do…” We pride ourselves on original content, we are the Outkast of the climbing world (if you don’t know about the musical act Outkast, check...

  • Just a Couple Guys from Colorado on El Cap

    Jan 5, 15 • 10139 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    It’s amazing that climbing El Capitan in Yosemite is no big deal for a lot of people: routes that originally took parties days, even months to climb, can be done in just a few hours by elite climbers. For yours truly and my partner Dave Ahrens climbing El...

  • The Art of Roping up with a Rando by Dakota Walz

    Dec 20, 14 • 3158 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I have been alone on the road bouncing from park to park for 2 months. My car is a wreck. I rarely don’t smell like feet. But I climb every single day. And it is freak’n awesome! Traveling solo has presented the unique challenge of needing to find...