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  • Volume 11 – Solos, Choss, and Reflection (plus new subscription rates)

    Sep 12, 17 • 95 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    As we’ve grown from a black and white stapled together zine to our full color book/magazine hybrid we currently have today, our goal has been to constantly refine The Climbing Zine. As Volume 11—Choss, Solos, and Reflection—is about to be released...

  • The Burnout by Luke Mehall

    Aug 9, 17 • 577 Views • Locations, UncategorizedNo Comments

    It was many, many years before I realized that this environment in The Desert was the ultimate. I just didn’t see it. The climbing was too hard, too painful, too demanding. Perhaps I just had to get through the fire, the burnout, before I fell in love. I...

  • Return of The Dirtbag in Crested Butte, Colorado

    Jul 29, 17 • 388 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

      Tuesday, September 5th  6:00 p.m. Townie Books 414 Elk Ave. Crested Butte, Colorado The dirtbags are coming! As Bob Dylan once sang, “The vagabond who’s knocking at your door, is standing in the clothes that you once wore”. This Tuesday, at...

  • Dead, In Jail, Or Climbing

    Jun 22, 17 • 6843 Views • Uncategorized2 Comments

    I was put on drugs by the time I was seven years old, a kid labeled as having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD, a scam of all scams if you ask me. “They” gave me Ritalin, a stimulant used to carve and mold the overactive mind and energy of...

  • Announcing a Climbing Children’s Book: Squeak

    May 17, 17 • 876 Views • UncategorizedNo 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 • 622 Views • UncategorizedNo 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 • 752 Views • UncategorizedNo 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...

  • Springtime Crazy (a poem) by Georgie Abel

    May 8, 17 • 349 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    We’ve got that springtime crazy Our hearts have grown hungry under desert skies by Georgie Abel, Contributing Editor, author of Go West Young Woman.  art by Rhiannon Williams  We wanna take shots of lightning Use thunder to make heavy hip-hop beats Frost...