Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • Kansas City Urban Summits, a buildering adventure by Dakota Walz

    May 26, 17 • 2940 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I could see him clearly from directly across the alleyway. A light was on and a white balding office worker was clearly burning the midnight oil at his desktop computer against the window. His face was clear as day no more than 30 feet away from mine. Should...

  • The Road and First Walls in Zion – from American Climber

    May 24, 17 • 351 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    American Climber, the memoir written by our publisher Luke Mehall is celebrating its one year anniversary this month, and this week we’re shipping copies of the book for $9.99, with free shipping.  This is an excerpt from the book, which documents...

  • Announcing a Climbing Children’s Book: Squeak

    May 17, 17 • 663 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Longtime Zine contributor and all around good guy, D Scott Borden announced the release of his children’s book, Squeak Goes Climbing in Yosemite National Park yesterday. He’ll be running a Kickstarter campaign all month, which includes options to...

  • Stacy Bare on Bears Ears and Ryan Zinke’s Visit to Utah

    May 12, 17 • 506 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    On Sunday, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke stood in front of a small, windowless conference room in Salt Lake City next to one of the long standing Generals of the Sagebrush Rebellion, Senator Orrin Hatch. He was there to kick off his listening tour as...

  • Technology and Climbing by Cyrena Lee

    May 9, 17 • 648 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    If you are sick of new climbers coming in and ruining everything, do something about it. If you hate how distracted you are by technology, put the phone down and climb. If you love climbing outside, do something about it to save it. If you are dissatisfied in...

  • A Sponsorship Pitch to Sriracha by Spenser Tang-Smith

    May 8, 17 • 661 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    by Spenser Tang-Smith To the Tamers of the Fiery Rooster God, We three travelers attend no church, recite no prayers, read no scripture. Instead, we thrice daily build altars to the Great Feathered Deity and adorn it with the red-hued holy water that pours...

  • Are We Born to Climb? by D Scott Borden

    May 7, 17 • 6908 Views • Locations1 Comment

    Is climbing as innate as sharing, copulating, greed, or even walking? Many evolutionary biologists would offer that the essence of climbing can be found in our DNA. It is hardwired into us, this desire to be in the vertical world. And beyond that desire, our...

  • Go To The Desert (a poem) by Luke Mehall

    May 3, 17 • 718 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Go to the desert Or whatever place Is The Desert To You by Luke Mehall, photo by: Greg Cairns For me it’s The Desert You know why I capitalized that shit The blue sky Doesn’t know that Donald Trump is President And maybe, you too. Should forget...