Archive for the ‘Climbing Culture’ Category

  • Read The Zine – Deals for the Week

    Nov 12, 19 • 4558 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    We know you’re stoked to “read the zine” so we’re now offering a deal every week. Here’s what we have going on this week. Two Year Subscription with free ‘dirtbag state of mind’ shirt for $39.99 Volumes 12-16 for...

  • Just A Climber, For Bears Ears (a short film)

    Nov 4, 19 • 466 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    Just A Climber (For Bears Ears) is the result of 20 years of thinking and recreating in Indian Creek. When the new protections are threatened by the Trump administration Luke Mehall sharpens his tools from his rucksack of poetry, and prepares for the battle...

  • A Journey Through Time by Adam Ferro

    Oct 31, 19 • 749 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    The expenditure of energy on a trip of this sort is massive and one only has so much of this energy. Energy that is accumulated as a person becomes stronger physically, that is called endurance. But the energy that is of such great importance to me is called...

  • Dirtbag State of Mind Hoodies Are In!

    Oct 28, 19 • 230 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    We are super psyched to announce that the new DIRTBAG STATE OF MIND hoodies are in, and to celebrate their release we’re offering them on sale for $29.99. We’ve got both women’s and men’s and both are cotton-poly blend. Also: check out...

  • Respect by Luke Mehall

    Oct 18, 19 • 394 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    “I’m glad Royal Robbins isn’t here to see this shit show,” I said to myself as I watched the youngsters on Yosemite’s Nutcracker defy death by way of ego and inexperience on his 1960s classic. It was one of those experiences in climbing where I try...

  • Arno’s Dragon by Devin Dabney (a poem)

    Oct 2, 19 • 332 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    Long before we decide, the path is carved for us. Sliced through existence to be forged for this one, and beyond. The goals we strive for in this life, the roles we thrive in, the roads we stride on, all to guide us through the night of our own inner selves,...

  • Beyonce’s Balcony by Luke Mehall

    Oct 1, 19 • 280 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    Standing there, gaping at this monstrous and inhuman spectacle of rock and cloud and sky and space, I feel a ridiculous greed and possessiveness come over me. I want to know it all, possess it all, embrace the entire scene intimately, deeply, totally, as a...

  • The Salajeet Collectors by Amanda Forrest

    Oct 1, 19 • 388 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    This story starts and ends with a chicken. On a bright morning in a high valley of the Hindu Kush, the doomed bird lay pinned atop a low stone wall that had been built by local goat herders. One sharp birdie eye looked up into the cloudless sky, the heavens a...