Posts Tagged ‘indian creek’

  • ISO: My Dirtbag Princess

    Apr 21, 17 • 910 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...

  • Explaining a Memorial Toilet

    Mar 30, 17 • 2976 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...

  • Old Becomes New in Indian Creek by Chris Schulte

    Mar 28, 17 • 1364 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    November is closing in fast, and on this turn around the fireball, we reach a strange and interesting milestone in American rock climbing. Forty years ago, Earl Wiggins shouldered a rack of hexes and set out on the FA of a smooth and parallel-sided crack...

  • Last Thoughts on The Dirtbag, A Short Film

    Mar 12, 17 • 1730 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Two years ago I pitched an idea about a film I really had nothing more than a spark of an idea for to Greg Cairns. I’d seen Cedar Wright and James Lucas’s “The Last Dirtbag” and felt compelled to offer something of my own to this...

  • A Climber In The Winter of His Content

    Jan 28, 17 • 5739 Views • Indian Creek1 Comment

    “You know there’s something special you’re needing. And you know there’s no drug that’ll do the healing, and no liquor in the land to stop your brain from bleeding. You need something special to open up a new door, to show you something you’ve...

  • (On Bear’s Ears) Dear Sally Jewel, by Chris Kalman

    Dec 6, 16 • 787 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I heard you’re gonna be in Bluff. Got people telling me I should go—stand up for the places and the things I know. I wish someone had told me a month ago. Life gets in the way of life—you know? by Chris Kalman (spoiler alert, this piece is an excerpt...

  • The Next Generation, an excerpt from Graduating From College Me by Luke Mehall

    Nov 28, 16 • 1138 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    This young hippie left a bag of his groceries with my stuff after last weekend climbing in the Creek—granola, ramen, tortillas—you know, the usual, standard fare. Same stuff I was eating fifteen years ago when I was a young, idealistic, over-stoker...

  • Creeksgiving by Luke Mehall

    Nov 21, 16 • 1272 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    No place soaks up sun like the Johnny Cat enclave at the Cat Wall, Indian Creek. The maroon cliffs are striped with perfect cleaved fissures, like vertical gateways into a hidden world. The desert heat can be oppressive, but in late autumn, the low golden...