Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • Approach As Pilgrimage by Tim Rogers

    Jul 11, 17 • 949 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Journal entry from 10/15/2014 Zion is the word. Despite all of our differences, to so many people the meaning of Zion remains the same: a place of refuge, a utopian ideal of peace, unity, and freedom. We may not be religious pilgrims, but even as travelers,...

  • Climbing Past War by Stacy Bare

    Jul 11, 17 • 6491 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    The uninitiated, those who don’t climb, always ask me why I do. I normally begin my response with the statement that I don’t climb enough. I’m a marginal climber at best and am thankful for many far superior climbing partners who humor me struggling up...

  • Flirting with The Nose In A Day in The Valley of Stone

    Jun 22, 17 • 6318 Views • Locations2 Comments

    “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” Goerte I grew up in the traditions of western science and puritan pragmatism. Success is earned through work, luck is the sum of preparation, a penny saved is a...

  • Patience by Chris Schulte

    Jun 12, 17 • 1496 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    It starts with a plan like a break in the clouds. We set out thinking on the lines, the foods, the sunrises and campfires, the saving up. And then you set to with the forty-second aspen tree planted that day, the twenty-third special with sauce on the side,...

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

    Jun 12, 17 • 2637 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 • 493 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 ...

  • A Geologist Falls in Love with Gravity by Drew Thayer

    Jun 6, 17 • 1068 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 • 1401 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...