“All I wanted to be after graduating college was a climbing bum”…Working in a paper factory in Illinois for dough to go to Mexico with. A rappelling encounter with baby rattlesnake in El Potrero Chico. The Cobra falls to the ground, but not Ancient Art, and name dropping “Jimmie Dunn” to a ranger in Yosemite…Details
A nibble from a fox of the Western Colorado University campus. Costa Rica and Nicaragua with Amber (Mom) and Greg. Benighted in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison with 5.14 Gene. And more… Subscribe / or buy zines/merch/books here: https://the-climbing-zine.myshopify.com/ Support us on Patreon starting at $1: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=16583450 Read some stories: http://www.climbingzine.comDetails
I think I’ve read the words afraid, scared, terrified, anxious, and fear more over the last two weeks than in the last two years. In the contexts of both I am afraid and don’t be afraid. Like all climbers, I’ve spent time putting myself in situations that scared me—on purpose. I’m a very average climber.…Details
Continuing on with American Climber, Luke Mehall’s memoir. To subscribe to The Zine visit our site: https://the-climbing-zine.myshopify.com/ To support us on Patreon visit here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=16583450&fan_landing=true Follow The Zine on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theclimbingzine/?hl=enDetails
Episode 7 of the Dirtbag State of Mind podcast. Mehall and friends have misadventures from Indian Creek to Yosemite National Park and many places in between To subscribe to The Zine visit our site: https://the-climbing-zine.myshopify.com/ To support us on Patreon visit here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=16583450&fan_landing=true Listen to the Power Company interview with Brown Girls Climb on Spotify:…Details
We are rolling along with Luke Mehall reading from his 2016 memoir American Climber. Here we get into yet another near death experience of his, and how it affected him. Plus, living in a tent at Hartman Rocks in Gunnison, Colorado for months on end. And, then 9/11 happens, and the world is forever changed.…Details
We are back with episode 5 of our first season! This is our first episode that I’ve recorded from my home studio, and we are psyched to continue to bring you the podcast. Here we dive further into American Climber, my memoir. Subscribe/ get a copy of The Zine here: https://shop.climbingzine.com/ Read more stories/watch videos/explore:…Details
Greg Cairns and Luke Mehall joke that it took them 2 years to create the 3 minute film, Just A Climber, For Bears Ears. Here’s a few outtakes that capture that process.