Posts Tagged ‘luke mehall’

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

    Apr 24, 13 • 8706 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 • 2343 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 • 2773 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 • 2670 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 • 8613 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,...

  • Devil’s Tower, Worth Risking Dying For by Luke Mehall

    Mar 5, 12 • 3331 Views • Devil's Tower, LocationsNo Comments

    Devils Tower is one of those destinations, one of those rocks in the world that makes you think something divine happened there to create it. In the middle of the plains of Wyoming it rises some eight hundred feet in the air, a perfect cylinder of granite...

  • Dreams Coming True, Climbing El Cap and Underwear Modeling for Patagonia

    Jan 9, 12 • 8869 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    When a dream is achieved a new level of consciousness can be entered. During a recent recent road trip, full of California dreaming, I achieved two personal dreams: climbing El Capitan in Yosemite, and becoming an underwear model for Patagonia. [story by Luke...

  • Oh, Oh Mexico, The Cumbia Cave

    Jul 24, 11 • 9164 Views • MexicoNo Comments

    When you have cool friends they get married in cool places. That is why I got to make a four day trip to Monterrey, Mexico last month; my friends Mark and Norma got hitched in a small Catholic church, followed by a big fiesta. And, we got to climb too! [story...