Posts Tagged ‘alexa flower’

  • The Light and Dark Sides of Free Soloing by Alexa Flower

    Mar 23, 17 • 2496 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I’ve heard some describe Yosemite as a vortex, and so is the culture that comes with it. I am sucked into soloing like a teen trying their first sip of alcohol. By Alexa Flower, Senior Contributor. This piece is an excerpt from Volume 7, Crag Dogs, Hyenas,...

  • Awake On El Cap by Tristan Greszko

    Feb 21, 17 • 3045 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...

  • The Old Lady of Tuolumne by Alexa Flower

    Feb 13, 17 • 446 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    I guess you could call it a town. It’s open three or four months per year. Driving east, hues of dark green, azure, and gold flicker along the extended cracks on the windshield. A serpentine road curves through pine forests and atop steep inclines, tracing...

  • Old School Issue, Volume 8 Now Available – FREE SHIPPING

    Apr 16, 16 • 1636 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    The Climbing Zine Volume 8, “The Old School Issue” is now available on Kindle, and for in print. Art and stories from the sharpest writers in the climbing world right now: Georgie Abel, Chris Schulte, Joy Martin, Drew Thayer, Hilary Lempit, Jason...

  • Is The Dirtbag Dead?

    Jul 24, 15 • 9919 Views • Locations1 Comment

    “I was crazy and I was wild and I have seen the tiger smile.” Drive On by Johnny Cash This zine has come a long way from our humble roots of a stapled together black and white publication with a skate, punk rock feel. The latest result is Volume 7:...

  • Volume 6 in Print – Our Crown Jewel

    Apr 15, 15 • 3002 Views • SubscribeNo Comments

    The sixth volume of The Climbing Zine is now live on Kindle and available in print. Titled “Prose and Parables From The Sharp End” this issue features a range of some of the most talented underground climbing writers including: Drew Thayer,...

  • A Scenic Cruise and Then Some in the Black Canyon by Alexa Flower

    Jun 9, 14 • 4187 Views • The Black Canyon1 Comment

    As we descended further into the dark abyss, that haunting, uncanny mood settled in once again. It was an awareness I had been acquainted with once before, a year back. The pale moonlight disappeared further out of reach with each downward step, swallowed up...

  • The Diamond: A Pervertical Genesis by Alexa Flower

    Apr 3, 14 • 5207 Views • Colorado6 Comments

    The night was silent apart from our winded breaths and quiet footsteps; largely stifled by the dirt and pine needles dispersed across the mountain trail. The incessant stars and full moon illuminated our path before us, eliminating the need for artificial...