Posts Tagged ‘luke mehall’

  • Creeksgiving by Luke Mehall

    Nov 21, 16 • 2567 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...

  • The Sensitive Climber Guy

    Nov 2, 16 • 3151 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Times are scary, and common sense decency seems to quickly be fading from day to day life. We’ve got a presidential candidate that freely talks about “grabbing pussys” and many people seem to accept that as okay. by Luke Mehall (banner photo of the...

  • The Sharing of The Rack

    Oct 25, 16 • 1735 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    I’ll never forget it — we were three newbie climbers racked up for Supercrack in Indian Creek when an older climber approached us. He had several #3 Camalots in his hand. Without saying anything more than, “you’ll need these” he simply handed them...

  • Graduating From College Me, Mehall grows up (and embarrasses himself)

    Oct 17, 16 • 1842 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    When I was 33 I set a goal to write five books by the time I was forty—for a while it was a nice thing to say at a party or on a date, but then, damn, I had to do the writing. by Luke Mehall, publisher of The Climbing Zine  So, I’ve been writing,...

  • Free Moab (and Boulder)

    Oct 5, 16 • 2890 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Utah and Colorado. We are neighbors, and many of us go back and forth between our borders so often it’s hard to know which place to call home. Sure, the government makes us all have an address to claim, but that feeling that overtakes you when you arrive at...

  • Minivan Adventures With Married People

    Sep 26, 16 • 1989 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    It was a sign of the times, a turning of the page, a shift in aesthetics for these two climbers. No, we weren’t off to the Himalaya or a new route on the edges of civilization – Dave and I were pushing the limits of our 15-year friendship by getting into...

  • A Tribute To The Gumby

    Aug 31, 16 • 2582 Views • Uncategorized1 Comment

    We sometimes treat them like the lowest of the low — like a new recruit in boot camp in the Army or something — but sometimes “The Gumby” aka a new climber can teach us the most important lessons in climbing. by Luke Mehall, publisher of The Climbing...

  • The Long Run, a profile of Alan Carne by Luke Mehall

    Jun 13, 16 • 4518 Views • Climbing Culture1 Comment

    “There were no girls when I started climbing [in England],” Alan said, in a tone more serious than joking. I’d just met Alan Carne only twenty-four hours before, on a warm September day seeking refuge in the shade of the 4×4 Wall at Indian Creek,...