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Last Thoughts On The Dirtbag

Words by: Luke Mehall Director: Greg Cairns Mehall is the author of five books, including The Desert, a dirtbag climbing book. He is also the publisher of The Climbing Zine. You can score one of his books and/or zines here: https://squareup.com/store/the-climbi… Greg Cairns of Cairns Film is a filmmaker, storyteller, and river guide. Check out…

Climbing Past War by Stacy Bare

The uninitiated, those who don’t climb, always ask me why I do. I normally begin my response with the statement that I don’t climb enough. I’m a marginal climber at best and am thankful for many far superior climbing partners who humor me struggling up 5.7s and 5.8s on their off days from crushing double…