Posts Tagged ‘volume 8’

  • Walmart Parking Lot (a poem) by Georgie Abel

    Mar 16, 17 • 1257 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    by Georgie Abel (photo by Dylan Hightower) I was this close To forgetting what it feels like To sleep in a Walmart parking lot Somewhere in between totally fine and   Rock bottom   But probably rock bottom because You’re totally fine Listening to...

  • The Eleventh Hour of Half Dome by Jason Haas

    Aug 15, 16 • 1041 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Climbing with a pack on is the worst. It’s heavy, it’s awkward, and you don’t even use half its contents in the end anyway. I was stuck, by all accounts of the word. I couldn’t go up; I couldn’t go down; I couldn’t go sideways. I was stuck. And it...

  • Sacred Space by Drew Thayer (art by Rhiannon Williams)

    Jul 31, 16 • 938 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Right now, this detail is all that matters: the carabiner just fell back into the crack, and you’re staring it down as if it’s the only damn thing in the whole universe. Your middle finger brushes it aside on the first pass, then just lightly levers it...

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

    Jun 13, 16 • 2858 Views • Locations1 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,...