Posts Tagged ‘luke mehall’

  • Hanging with Stacy Bare and Dodging Watermelons

    Jun 4, 14 • 4028 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. Hunter S. Thompson made a life and a living off that concept. I was thinking about this just after an incident I had recently at the South City Market parking lot, when a man started cursing at me and hurling...

  • Hear Mehall On The Dirtbag Diaries

    Mar 13, 14 • 3403 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    Publisher of The Climbing Zine, Luke Mehall, follows his dreams, no matter how absurd. Recently the Dirtbag Diaries podcast asked him to tell a story about a unique trip to Yosemite, which involved climbing El Cap, and one other unusual adventure.  Visit The...

  • Why Climbers Aren’t Famous or What Climbing Means to the Masses

    Dec 4, 13 • 8380 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    “Do you do that?” is a question I’ve been asked throughout my climbing existence, with the emphasis on you and that. The question is always from a non-climbing friend or family member, and the subject matter for discussion is typically a recent TV...

  • Dirtbags with iPhones, How modern technology helps make the dirtbag dream a reality

    Apr 24, 13 • 8796 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    The way of the dirtbag is a simple life: maximizing recreation while minimizing responsibility. Life as free as the wind, work as little as possible, and spend mucho time in the outdoors doing what you love. As a rock climber, in my twenties I lived this...

  • Climbing Out of Bed In Print

    Apr 13, 13 • 2434 Views • BooksNo Comments

    The print version of Climbing Out of Bed, the first book from Luke Mehall, was released on April 13th and is available through Benighted Publications, which also publishes The Climbing Zine. The book can be found here: https://www.createspace.com/4113259 ...

  • Skinny Jeans and Desert Towers by Luke Mehall

    Feb 14, 13 • 2845 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “Dude, those are skinny jeans,” Jonathan says. “They’re regular fit,” I insist. “See, look at the label.” “I don’t care what the label says, they are skinny jeans.” Jonathan and I are up River Road, near Moab. It’s January, and I’ve...

  • This is Buildering Part 2

    Jan 16, 13 • 2773 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    Conditions in the winter were far from ideal for buildering in Gunnison; ice and snow made climbs more difficult and cold temperatures made it harder to grip holds with numb fingertips. But it made sense during the winter. Climbers don’t get that rush that...

  • Climbing Out of Bed Released Today

    Jul 4, 12 • 8712 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    By Luke Mehall – Today is a monumental day in my life, my book, Climbing Out of Bed, has been published. I thought I would publish my first book years ago, but honestly I’m glad I waited until now. I’m 33 years old, not too old for this occasion,...