Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • Fear and The College Try (in the Black Canyon)

    Mar 14, 17 • 1116 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    When my college crew began climbing in the Black Canyon, topos were scribbled out on beer soaked napkins, during big nights at the Alamo bar in Gunnison. Well, on at least one night they were. by Luke Mehall, publisher of The Climbing Zine and author of...

  • Last Thoughts on The Dirtbag, A Short Film

    Mar 12, 17 • 1825 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Two years ago I pitched an idea about a film I really had nothing more than a spark of an idea for to Greg Cairns. I’d seen Cedar Wright and James Lucas’s “The Last Dirtbag” and felt compelled to offer something of my own to this...

  • The Long Way Back by Mike Reddy

    Mar 6, 17 • 656 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “Oh you feel and you taste it and you want to go higher. So what do you do? And so you peak into the mountain where your desire goes. Spilt blood on this place it only echoes true all through the days. And so you peak into the mountain where your desire...

  • The Secret Spot by Joy Martin

    Mar 1, 17 • 476 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    If these rocks could talk, they’d tell a hell of a story: one of nature and development, of perseverance and triumph, of mountain lions and men. by Joy Martin, Senior Contributor. Banner photo of Rush Linhart by Ben Brashear. This piece is from Volume 9....

  • Awake On El Cap by Tristan Greszko

    Feb 21, 17 • 3189 Views • Locations2 Comments

    Awake. Alone. It’s 3 am. Only two more hours to sleep, the clock is ticking. The world is silent.  Maybe there’s a breath of wind here and there.  Late July in California and it isn’t hot at all – I’m in a big puffy coat, sitting on a...

  • Hidden Dragons by Chris Schulte

    Feb 18, 17 • 2092 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I started climbing in Durango, Colorado, a small and isolated burg on the edge of the desert and the mountains, pushing up against the mesa farmlands that run along scarce western rivers. All climbing called to me: Mini routes in the alpine above Silverton,...

  • The Crimson Bunny (Going at it alone) by Alexis McLean

    Feb 12, 17 • 2131 Views • Locations2 Comments

    A roommate and dear friend of mine used to talk both eloquently and incessantly about her Purple Rabbit. She would describe its power, its pleasuring capabilities with the benefits of independence and non-attachment. Often I thought she shared to entertain...

  • Holding the Rock Together

    Feb 9, 17 • 2326 Views • Locations1 Comment

    I won’t say that I’m afraid of heights, but to be standing on the edge of anything looking down more than 50 feet or so gives me a funny feeling in the abdomen from just below the sternum all the way down to where the feeling translates into a...