Posts Tagged ‘indian creek’

  • The Burnout by Luke Mehall

    Aug 9, 17 • 580 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...

  • Patience by Chris Schulte

    Jun 12, 17 • 913 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    It starts with a plan like a break in the clouds. We set out thinking on the lines, the foods, the sunrises and campfires, the saving up. And then you set to with the forty-second aspen tree planted that day, the twenty-third special with sauce on the side,...

  • Fill The Void by Shay Skinner

    May 29, 17 • 2097 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    The reflection targets my disfigurement. If only the borders of this mirror could protect the rest of the world from my hideousness. My life’s insignificance rampages through my thoughts like an atrociously loud party that never ends. Nothing I do is good...

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

    May 12, 17 • 625 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...

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

    May 3, 17 • 1021 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...

  • ISO: My Dirtbag Princess

    Apr 21, 17 • 1381 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Note: this piece appears in the Off Route column of the newest Zine, Volume 10, The Raw Issue.  Hello, I am looking for my dirtbag princess. Have you seen her? Qualifications include living on the cheap, adventuring every damn day, and having more fun than...

  • Oh Baby I Like It Raw, New Routes In The Desert by Luke Mehall

    Apr 14, 17 • 256 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    Oh baby I like it raw,  Yeah baby I like it raw  —Ol’ Dirty Bastard, “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” It’s a fine line between work and play when developing a new splitter crack. Of course that crack isn’t new; it’s been there longer than you and will...

  • Explaining a Memorial Toilet

    Mar 30, 17 • 3895 Views • Locations2 Comments

    A memorial toilet is a hard thing to explain. But that’s exactly what my friends were constructing last weekend, a new toilet in the Super Bowl campground in Indian Creek, Utah to honor a fallen comrade, Kevin “K-Bone” Volkening, who died doing what he...