Posts Tagged ‘luke mehall’

  • The Enormocast: A Review

    Apr 17, 18 • 398 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Note: this piece was originally written for The Gulch, a fine, free magazine out of Durango, Colorado.  Enormocast: climbing’s favorite podcast Reviewed by: Luke Mehall There I was—in a rundown motel in Salt Lake City sitting across from Chris Kalous...

  • Adventures With Two Tent Timmy

    Feb 20, 18 • 3198 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “If Jesus can’t save you, life starts when the church ends.” Empire State of Mind by Jay Z Some call him Two Tent Timmy, some Gold Tooth Timmy, while others may know him by his comedic, pseudo, weatherman name T-Drizzle. I call him all these, as well as...

  • Lawton’s Wall, Wild Mexico

    Feb 12, 18 • 4011 Views • Locations3 Comments

    Again, this one starts with a crying baby. This time the baby is Isabella, and we’re deep in a wild Mexican canyon called El Salto, an hour from cell service, fifteen minutes from a village where people don’t even have landlines or interwebs. Paradise....

  • Silent Partners by Luke Mehall

    Jan 1, 18 • 1779 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I know he knows. Adam Lawton is proud. In every group of adventurers, there is a leader, and every great leader must be a visionary. Adam dreamed the dreams for the entire crew. He found excitement in little breakthroughs, like the time I got a job...

  • Last Thoughts on The Dirtbag, A Short Film

    Dec 6, 17 • 4104 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...

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

    Oct 11, 17 • 1436 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 • 1673 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...

  • Dead, In Jail, Or Climbing

    Jun 22, 17 • 7807 Views • Uncategorized2 Comments

    I was put on drugs by the time I was seven years old, a kid labeled as having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD, a scam of all scams if you ask me. “They” gave me Ritalin, a stimulant used to carve and mold the overactive mind and energy of...