Posts Tagged ‘yosemite’

  • The Joy Pendulum, Swinging High and Low in Yosemite Valley by Lauren DeLaunay

    Apr 19, 18 • 3432 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    As I listened to my boyfriend make his tenth phone call of the hour, I absentmindedly stirred vegetables and reflected on the events of the past month. Fuck this season, I overheard from the kitchen. Together, we had been stunned by a hero’s suicide and his...

  • Adventures With Two Tent Timmy

    Feb 20, 18 • 2901 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “If Jesus can’t save you, life starts when the church ends.” Empire State of Mind by Jay Z Some call him Two Tent Timmy, some Gold Tooth Timmy, while others may know him by his comedic, pseudo, weatherman name T-Drizzle. I call him all these, as well as...

  • Brooke Sandahl on the beginnings of freeing The Nose

    Jan 8, 18 • 3158 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Man what a route! As a child, I remember looking at photos of it in my Dad’s climbing books thinking, It must be like outer space to be on a wall so gigantic, so remote and featureless. But that sweep of granite stuck in my mind, and as I grew older, its...

  • Old School-South Face of Mount Watkins by Brooke Sandahl

    Jan 1, 18 • 594 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    The single most important choice you’ll make before any big (or little) climb is your partner. The right partner hopefully brings skills that you don’t possess, is someone who you love to be around, and has the same motivations as you. You trust them...

  • Announcing a Climbing Children’s Book: Squeak

    Nov 26, 17 • 3047 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    Longtime Zine contributor and all around good guy, D Scott Borden announced the release of his children’s book, Squeak Goes Climbing in Yosemite National Park. Borden wrote the story and our wonderful designer, Mallory Logan did the illustrations. A...

  • Off Route: Naked Nose In A Day by Jonathan Fleury

    Nov 2, 17 • 1160 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Back in May, while hanging out in El Cap Meadow, I overheard a friend talking about Leah’s goal to climb The Nose naked, and instantly I wanted to be a part of that climb. A couple weeks later, sure enough, we set off at 4:38 a.m. After about ten minutes of...

  • Going It Alone by Vic Zeilman

    Aug 19, 17 • 3210 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    At some point in my early to midtwenties, I came to the conclusion that life is not about rock climbing. There’s just too much other crazy shit happening every day on this beautiful clump of space dust. The older I get, however, the more I realize that...

  • Flirting with The Nose In A Day in The Valley of Stone

    Jun 22, 17 • 7712 Views • Locations2 Comments

    “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” Goerte I grew up in the traditions of western science and puritan pragmatism. Success is earned through work, luck is the sum of preparation, a penny saved is a...