Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • Portaledge Protesting In Tasmania by Joy Martin

    Oct 3, 18 • 5837 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “They’re not like those trees,” said five-year-old Remi Middendorf, pointing at the young birches lining the hot springs. “They’re special trees.” Her Australian accent with an adorable lisp made the word special sound extraspecial, like she knew...

  • Monster Cracks by Pete Whittaker

    Sep 25, 18 • 3338 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Over hundreds of thousands of years, water has trickled, raged, and poured down cracks and creases, winding and weaving through rock rugosities, and worn paths through weaknesses to form (what is now known as) Canyonlands. by Pete Whittaker note: this piece...

  • Suicide and Pirates by Andrew Allport

    Sep 12, 18 • 3644 Views • Locations5 Comments

    My father taught me how to climb, just as he taught me how to play guitar and ski—badly, I could say. But that isn’t quite right. Perhaps impatiently or unevenly. As a teacher, he managed to combine a sense of high expectations with a stunning lack of...

  • Going Out To Come Home by Stacy Bare

    Sep 11, 18 • 2895 Views • Locations1 Comment

    The night was cold, and where the moon and stars shone around patches of clouds, they were incredibly bright. There was no ambient light out here. I was standing on a half-finished patio attached to a half-finished house in an otherwise empty summer-herding...

  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Choss by Steve “Crusher” Bartlett

    Aug 30, 18 • 3538 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Mudstrosity Yes, it wobbled. Three feet high, one foot wide, a foot deep, probably outweighing me, the block sat at arm’s reach above my head. No way to avoid tangling with it—I was standing in aiders, hanging from a piton. I should bolt around it… by...

  • An Existence of Persistence (a poem) by Devin Dabney

    Aug 20, 18 • 778 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    A passion that fuels Is one that burns brightly   Words by Devin Dabney. Photos by Angelique Brown. Published in Volume 13 of The Zine, now available.    The small space Between boredom and anxiety Where we form notoriety for lack of sobriety and...

  • The Salajeet Collectors (Or Flying Squirrels in Pakistan) by Amanda Forrest

    Aug 18, 18 • 1018 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    This story starts and ends with a chicken. On a bright morning in a high valley of the Hindu Kush, the doomed bird lay pinned atop a low stone wall that had been built by local goat herders. One sharp birdie eye looked up into the cloudless sky, the heavens a...

  • A Climber Who Cries (a poem) by Luke Mehall

    Aug 17, 18 • 603 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Do only writers cry when a writer dies? Do only musicians cry when a guitar player dies? Do only climbers cry when a climber dies?   Lately I’ve cried from my eyes when people I don’t know die   And lately there’s been a lot of them   by...