Posts Tagged ‘books’

  • The Desert (Mehall’s fifth book)

    Nov 12, 18 • 1403 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    The Desert, Luke Mehall’s fifth and final book in his “dirtbag climber series” begins a Kickstarter campaign today to fund the book. The Desert is a logistical progression to Mehall’s memoir American Climber. In that book Mehall set...

  • Graduating From College Me, Mehall grows up (and embarrasses himself)

    Oct 17, 16 • 2072 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    When I was 33 I set a goal to write five books by the time I was forty—for a while it was a nice thing to say at a party or on a date, but then, damn, I had to do the writing. by Luke Mehall, publisher of The Climbing Zine  So, I’ve been writing,...

  • The Vulnerable Man — My experience writing American Climber

    Apr 15, 16 • 2423 Views • Books, LocationsNo Comments

    Without climbing I’d be dead or in jail. This is not the first piece I’ve ever started off with those words. But in the past I never really elaborated, until this week, when my memoir, American Climber was released. by Luke Mehall (banner photo by James Q...

  • American Climber – Kickstarter is FUNDED

    Mar 31, 16 • 1981 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    After a decade of writing, and re-writing, my memoir, American Climber is finally complete. It is a 75,000 word tale about my life experiences with climbing—a sport that saved my life—coupled with reflections on the dirtbag climbing lifestyle. The hard...

  • Climbing Out of Bed In Print

    Apr 13, 13 • 2491 Views • BooksNo Comments

    The print version of Climbing Out of Bed, the first book from Luke Mehall, was released on April 13th and is available through Benighted Publications, which also publishes The Climbing Zine. The book can be found here: https://www.createspace.com/4113259 ...

  • Book Review: The Responsible Company

    Jan 3, 13 • 9223 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    The Patagonia story: responsibly trying to reach sustainability by Luke Mehall “Most people under forty don’t watch the ads placed on TV…they fast forward through the boring bits when they watch the show after airtime on a laptop. They get their news...

  • Climbing Out of Bed Released Today

    Jul 4, 12 • 8784 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    By Luke Mehall – Today is a monumental day in my life, my book, Climbing Out of Bed, has been published. I thought I would publish my first book years ago, but honestly I’m glad I waited until now. I’m 33 years old, not too old for this occasion,...