Posts Tagged ‘towers’

  • The Desert (Mehall’s fifth book)

    Nov 12, 18 • 757 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    The Desert, Luke Mehall’s fifth and final book in his “dirtbag climber series” begins a Kickstarter campaign today to fund the book. The Desert is a logistical progression to Mehall’s memoir American Climber. In that book Mehall set...

  • Pain and Perseverance: Linking Sixteen Towers in a Day

    Oct 16, 18 • 1380 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “If you just stop for a second, I can show you there’s no road out there!” Ben said. “I know there’s a road there; we drove it a couple years ago!” I fired back. We hadn’t even started an ordeal that would surely drive us to our wits’ ends,...

  • Sugar Daddy (from the photo essay, Choss) by Steve “Crusher” Bartlett

    Nov 27, 17 • 887 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    I’d been driving past this rock, near Hanksville, for years. It’s just begging to be climbed but looked impossible without drilling a ladder of large holes for spikes (rebar? footing stakes?) of some kind. And what kind of fun is that? The “rock”...

  • Castles Made of Sand

    Sep 22, 15 • 2460 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    As climbers we all have that place, that favorite place where we’ve pushed ourselves to the limit and back, the place we could imagine our ashes scattered once our precious, short time is done here. For me, Castle Valley, is that place. by Luke Mehall,...