Posts Tagged ‘indian creek’

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

    May 3, 17 • 2533 Views • Climbing CultureNo 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 • 3736 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 • 848 Views • UncategorizedNo 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 • 5645 Views • Climbing Culture2 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...

  • A Climber In The Winter of His Content

    Jan 28, 17 • 7582 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 • 2196 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 • 2093 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 • 2564 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...