Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • A Love Letter To The Cascades From Gaelen Engler

    May 28, 15 • 648 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    To My Dearest Cascades, Thank you for some of the best four months of my life. After exploring the remotest corners of New Zealand, meeting Burmese orphans in Thailand, and skiing chest deep powder in the Wasatch mountains, I really never thought I would say...

  • Tears of Joy with Tommy Caldwell and Bob Seger

    May 14, 15 • 1937 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I have a road trip rule: when in doubt, listen to some Bob Seger. This rule stems from a trip a friend of mine, Ben Johnson, took up from the States through Canada up to Alaska one year. This was before iPods and his CD player was broken and they had but one...

  • The Freedom Mobile by Luke Mehall

    Apr 27, 15 • 1617 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Our vehicles make statements about our lifestyles, and in the mountain town of Crested Butte, Colorado there is quite the diversity in modes of transportation. From the high class Hummer SUVs to the old Subaru station wagon that checks in well over 200,000...

  • The Desert is Mightier Than The Sword

    Apr 20, 15 • 2374 Views • Locations1 Comment

    I always think I’ll write about something else, but these stories keep happening. Then I realize that is the channel for which I have been created, and there is no sense in trying to deny my life’s path. You’ve got to go with life’s flow. So here we...

  • The Light and Dark Sides of Free Soloing by Alexa Flower

    Mar 23, 15 • 3413 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I’ve heard some describe Yosemite as a vortex, and so is the culture that comes with it. I am sucked into soloing like a teen trying their first sip of alcohol. By Alexa Flower, Senior Contributor. This piece is an excerpt from Volume 7, Crag Dogs, Hyenas,...

  • College Me and The New Members in the Tribe

    Feb 25, 15 • 2261 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 • 1812 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 • 2369 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,...