Archive for the ‘Dirtbagging’ Category

  • $5 zines / $30 + $50 bundles

    May 11, 20 • 6445 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    We know you’re stoked to “read the zine” and “wear the zine” so we’re now offering a deal every week. Here’s what we have going on this week. Our current sales:  $2- 5 zines  Bundle of Volume 12-17 for $35 and...

  • Back…To Climbing by Greg Pettys

    Feb 9, 20 • 720 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    Note: this piece was published way back in Volume 2. That zine out of print, but you can pick one up on Kindle for $0.99. For me, it has always been about the Mother. Since the first time a Zen dishwasher took me climbing just outside Gunnison, Colorado, I...

  • Events We Support: Get Complimentary Zines for YOUR Event

    Dec 21, 18 • 2510 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    At The Zine we’ve got a plan. We started out small, really small, and we printed like 100 copies per issue. In 2019 that number will grow to 10,000 copies per issue. Our mission is to get as many people as possible reading The Zine! And part of that...

  • Powders of Persuasion by Luke Mehall (from The Desert)

    Oct 19, 18 • 2733 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    My college years in The Desert were adventurous and crazy, a complete immersion in the unknown. After I graduated, I began to roam from climbing area to climbing area, and The Desert seemed like just another destination on the circuit. It was in that era that...

  • Basaseachi by Matt Spohn

    Oct 18, 18 • 3578 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    The teenage Federale slings his machine gun over his shoulder and bends toward my bag. Cocaine? he asks. Marijuana? I have a stash of weed stuffed in an ibuprofen container in the outside zipper of my backpack. No, I say. Josh stands behind me. He doesn’t...

  • Going It Alone by Vic Zeilman

    Jun 25, 18 • 6496 Views • DirtbaggingNo 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...

  • From Midas’s Touch to A Green Thumb: Remembering Doug Tompkins by Joy Martin

    May 18, 17 • 5904 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    Doug Tompkins opens the door to a South American summer evening. At seventy-one—stooped and shuffling, a button-down shirt tucked into khakis and held up with a leather belt—he’s not exactly the climbing jock he once was. Looking up through kind, brown...

  • Lindsey Schauer: The Quintessential Climbing Mom

    Sep 30, 14 • 5992 Views • Dirtbagging, LocationsNo Comments

    In the Last Pitch section of the new Climbing Zine, there’s a great, sentimental piece, written by Mallory Logan. Titled “The Mom Crux” Logan waxes philosophically about the parallels between climbing and motherhood. She writes,...