Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • Write for The Climbing Zine

    Jun 7, 17 • 365 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 • 486 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:...

  • Going It Alone by Vic Zeilman

    May 30, 17 • 788 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    At some point in my early to midtwenties, I came to the conclusion that life is not about rock climbing. There’s just too much other crazy shit happening every day on this beautiful clump of space dust. The older I get, however, the more I realize that...

  • Reflections on Dad by Tamara Robbins

    May 30, 17 • 1038 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 • 2400 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...

  • My Golden Era (a poem) by Elliot Natz

    May 29, 17 • 465 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    by Elliot Natz Note: This piece is published in The Climbing Zine, Volume 10 photo of towers in Canyonlands National Park, Utah by Luke Mehall   Golden era equals a time of discovery And building of passion An era of exponential growth     We...

  • Fill The Void by Shay Skinner

    May 29, 17 • 1424 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...

  • A Love Letter To The Cascades From Gaelen Engler

    May 28, 17 • 209 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...