Posts Tagged ‘luke mehall’

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

    Oct 11, 17 • 1779 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 • 1808 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 • 7970 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...

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

    May 3, 17 • 2538 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...

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

    Apr 14, 17 • 850 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...

  • Hear Mehall on The Enormocast

    Mar 27, 17 • 5183 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    Check out Climbing Zine publisher, Luke Mehall on the Enormocast with Chris Kalous. Please throw the Enormocast a buck or two if you like what they’re doing by clicking on the “Donate” tab on their site (upper right hand corner)...

  • 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...

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

    Nov 28, 16 • 2096 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...