Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • Just One More, B-Day Challenge Training

    Jul 16, 12 • 2646 Views • ColoradoNo Comments

    “Do you think there’s someday you’ll be content with just going for a hike?” Badger asks me in the midst of our training session yesterday. by Luke Mehall I reply that I hope so, but for now, I know I must climb rock for my satisfaction. No other form...

  • Psicobloc Master’s Photos, Deep Water Soloing, The Future…

    Jul 3, 12 • 4873 Views • UtahNo Comments

    The future of competitive climbing arrived last night, in the form the Psicobloc Master’s event, held up in Park City, Utah. While The Climbing Zine is not big on climbing comps, this event was an exception. With 50 foot plus falls, and 2,000 plus...

  • Friends of Indian Creek

    May 13, 12 • 3057 Views • Indian CreekNo Comments

    There’s a joke amongst locals that Indian Creek is the best rock climbing area in Durango. Located close to the southern edge of Canyonlands National Park in Utah, a mere 2½ hours from town, Indian Creek is a premier sandstone climbing destination that...

  • Devil’s Tower, Worth Risking Dying For by Luke Mehall

    Mar 5, 12 • 2795 Views • Devil's Tower, LocationsNo Comments

    Devils Tower is one of those destinations, one of those rocks in the world that makes you think something divine happened there to create it. In the middle of the plains of Wyoming it rises some eight hundred feet in the air, a perfect cylinder of granite...

  • A Crack at the New Creek Season

    Mar 3, 12 • 3464 Views • Desert, Dirtbagging, Indian Creek, UtahNo Comments

    The first trip of the year to any beloved climbing area is exciting. It is a fresh start, a chance to see where you’re at mentally and physically, and it usually happens on the cusp of a new season. by Luke Mehall Yes, spring is in the air here in the...

  • Crag Mama’s Twelve 5.12s in 2012

    Dec 26, 11 • 3206 Views • SoutheastNo Comments

    Some of you may be familiar with my quest for “Twelve 5.12′s in 2012″ this year. For those of you that aren’t, here’s the skinny. At the tail end of last year I managed to eek my way through my very first 5.12a (TKO at Crowder’s Mountain) for the...

  • Oh, Oh Mexico, The Cumbia Cave

    Jul 24, 11 • 8682 Views • MexicoNo Comments

    When you have cool friends they get married in cool places. That is why I got to make a four day trip to Monterrey, Mexico last month; my friends Mark and Norma got hitched in a small Catholic church, followed by a big fiesta. And, we got to climb too! [story...