Posts Tagged ‘volume 9’

  • Technology and Climbing by Cyrena Lee

    May 9, 17 • 853 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    If you are sick of new climbers coming in and ruining everything, do something about it. If you hate how distracted you are by technology, put the phone down and climb. If you love climbing outside, do something about it to save it. If you are dissatisfied in...

  • A Sponsorship Pitch to Sriracha by Spenser Tang-Smith

    May 8, 17 • 871 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    by Spenser Tang-Smith To the Tamers of the Fiery Rooster God, We three travelers attend no church, recite no prayers, read no scripture. Instead, we thrice daily build altars to the Great Feathered Deity and adorn it with the red-hued holy water that pours...

  • Old Becomes New in Indian Creek by Chris Schulte

    Mar 28, 17 • 2308 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    November is closing in fast, and on this turn around the fireball, we reach a strange and interesting milestone in American rock climbing. Forty years ago, Earl Wiggins shouldered a rack of hexes and set out on the FA of a smooth and parallel-sided crack...

  • The Secret Spot by Joy Martin

    Mar 1, 17 • 1054 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    If these rocks could talk, they’d tell a hell of a story: one of nature and development, of perseverance and triumph, of mountain lions and men. by Joy Martin, Senior Contributor. Banner photo of Rush Linhart by Ben Brashear. This piece is from Volume 9....

  • A Venture Backward, Inward, and Upward by Rhiannon Williams

    Jan 14, 17 • 1314 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    In Memory of Towyn Williams (1926 – 2016) I associate much of my childhood with a little white farmhouse in the Welsh countryside. My roots are firmly planted there. Planted between the rows of strawberries and the tunnels of raspberry bushes. by Rhiannon...

  • Reflections in The Black by Vic Zeilman

    Jan 3, 17 • 1733 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    The following is Vic Zeilman’s piece “Reflections In The Black”, written for the recently released Volume 9, The New School Issue.  Zeilman is the author of the recently released, “The Black”, a comprehensive climbing guide to...

  • The Ask: How to Get Permission to Climb by D Scott Borden

    May 6, 16 • 636 Views • Locations, UncategorizedNo Comments

    “Ummm…honey, you know that nice hiking weekend we have coming up together? Well, ahhh…Dale just asked me if I…ummm…could climb tomorrow, and I’ll be back before we leave. Sooo…would that be ok?” Sweating after an awkwardly tense eternity of...