Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • A Marriage On The Rocks by Barbara Noseworthy

    Aug 13, 18 • 797 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    It’s 1981, and I’m 22 years old, about to graduate from college, trying to sort out what happens next. And there’s this guy I really like. He’s good looking, smart, funny, and a rock climber. I confess, I had this thing for rock climbers, especially...

  • A Culture of Climbing: An Interview with Len Necefer

    Aug 8, 18 • 1689 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “I try to pursue my enjoyment with the idea that folks care and love for the land the way I do for my own home. I try to model a way of approaching the sport that doesn’t re-create the conflicts (between climbers and Navajo people) that occurred decades...

  • Volume 13 Now Available

    Aug 3, 18 • 586 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Volume 13 of The Zine is now printed and available to order. Here’s a look at the introduction from our publisher, Luke Mehall. Cover photo by Sagar Gondalia. Introduction   Welcome to Volume 13 of The Climbing Zine. From the vertical search of flying...

  • Love Letter To Climbing by Sara Aranda

    Jul 27, 18 • 770 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Every once and a while I bust out my typewriters for a writing contest. This year at the International Climbers Fest in Lander, Wyoming we held a “love letter to climbing” contest. Sara Aranda was this year’s winner, and it was her first...

  • La Petite Grimpeuse for President, a profile of Melise Edwards

    Jun 27, 18 • 6532 Views • Locations1 Comment

    In the land of sugar maples and Carolina silverbells, snails and lungless salamanders, a young girl clung to the rock as if her life depended on it. She wasn’t scared of falling, just determined to grip every ounce of joy from that five hundred...

  • Reflections in The Black by Vic Zeilman

    Jun 24, 18 • 3489 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    The following is Vic Zeilman’s piece “Reflections In The Black”, written for the recently released Volume 9, The New School Issue.  Zeilman is the author of the recently released, “The Black”, a comprehensive climbing guide to...

  • The Enormocast: A Review

    Apr 17, 18 • 772 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Note: this piece was originally written for The Gulch, a fine, free magazine out of Durango, Colorado.  Enormocast: climbing’s favorite podcast Reviewed by: Luke Mehall There I was—in a rundown motel in Salt Lake City sitting across from Chris Kalous...

  • On Fear, Climbing, and Depression by Sonya Pevzner

    Mar 29, 18 • 3574 Views • Locations1 Comment

    Trigger warning: This article discusses topics of depression, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety. For some, the content may be triggering. Please use your own judgment, and if you feel that you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Hotline at...