Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

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

    Jun 12, 17 • 2218 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “Life can be rugged and cold, or smooth and exciting. The climb these two have just performed today symbolizes life and all of its trials and excitements,” read our officiant. “…All love is enclosed in our love: / all thirst ends in our embrace,” I...

  • The Mountains This River Comes From by Chris Kalman

    Jun 7, 17 • 330 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Alone ‘I’ve been here before.’ I think to myself, as I sit and stare at the kind of sunset that will warm you for all your days – all the way up until the final shuteye, and a darkness that might not end. by Chris Kalman, Senior Contributor ...

  • Write for The Climbing Zine

    Jun 7, 17 • 456 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    The Climbing Zine is currently building our 11th Volume. We are now accepting stories, with a set release date of September 20th for the next issue. Below are our loose guidelines, informal pitches from solid writers are always accepted. Words The Climbing...

  • A Geologist Falls in Love with Gravity by Drew Thayer

    Jun 6, 17 • 805 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Erosion [i roh zhun] The process by which the surface of the Earth is gradually worn away by the action of water, glaciers, wind, waves, etc. The gradual destruction or diminution of something. This sport we call climbing is built upon layers of paradox:...

  • Reflections on Dad by Tamara Robbins

    May 30, 17 • 1190 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Since November, I’ve been in Modesto, California, with my family and, while here, digitally archiving the multitude of slides, negatives, writings, etc., that occupy nearly every corner of our home. Luke and I had discussed doing this photo essay months...

  • Growing Up Skinner by Becca Skinner

    May 29, 17 • 3140 Views • Locations1 Comment

    I looked down at my Gri-Gri as a salty tear rolled off my cheek into a thousand feet of space and granite. I wiped my eyes with the back of my hand, black with sweat and dirt, and moved my ascender up the rope again. “I can’t believe I wanted to...

  • Fill The Void by Shay Skinner

    May 29, 17 • 2097 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...

  • Kansas City Urban Summits, a buildering adventure by Dakota Walz

    May 26, 17 • 3067 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I could see him clearly from directly across the alleyway. A light was on and a white balding office worker was clearly burning the midnight oil at his desktop computer against the window. His face was clear as day no more than 30 feet away from mine. Should...