Posts Tagged ‘yosemite’

  • Brooke Sandahl on the beginnings of freeing The Nose

    Jan 8, 18 • 2337 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 • 240 Views • LocationsNo 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 • 2397 Views • LocationsNo 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 • 708 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 • 2743 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 • 6986 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...

  • Reflections on Dad by Tamara Robbins

    May 30, 17 • 1676 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Since November, I’ve been in Modesto, California, with my family and, while here, digitally archiving the multitude of slides, negatives, writings, etc., that occupy nearly every corner of our home. Luke and I had discussed doing this photo essay months...

  • Awake On El Cap by Tristan Greszko

    Feb 21, 17 • 5439 Views • Locations2 Comments

    Awake. Alone. It’s 3 am. Only two more hours to sleep, the clock is ticking. The world is silent.  Maybe there’s a breath of wind here and there.  Late July in California and it isn’t hot at all – I’m in a big puffy coat, sitting on a...