Posts Tagged ‘indian creek’

  • Blue Eyes Climbing In The Rain (a poem) by Luke Mehall

    Oct 11, 17 • 2144 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    In the desert in rains In the desert climber brains Can think of nothing but climbing But climbing is not the answer Climbing after a good rainstorm Was the result of a bad brainstorm Instagram has your mind warped Get back to your conscious Your common sense...

  • The Burnout by Luke Mehall

    Aug 9, 17 • 1887 Views • 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...

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

    May 12, 17 • 1403 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 • 2715 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 • 3808 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 • 916 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 • 6029 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 • 7680 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...