Archive for the ‘Dirtbagging’ Category

  • Hippies, Dirtbags, and A Gift From Grandma

    Jul 16, 14 • 5461 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    When I was in my later years of being a teenager I was convinced that I was born too late. I wanted to live in the 1960s. I was going through phases, searching for who I was, and I thought I was a hippie. I had dreadlocked hair, smoked pot, experimented with...

  • Seth Adams on Negotiating Rest Days and Relationship Building

    Jun 3, 14 • 4846 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    I’d been reading a book on relationships. It suggests not to spring things on your partner; that if you have bad news you should give your partner time to digest it. I cleared my throat. “Neale,” I started nervously, “I think I need a...

  • Hear Mehall On The Dirtbag Diaries

    Mar 13, 14 • 3924 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    Publisher of The Climbing Zine, Luke Mehall, follows his dreams, no matter how absurd. Recently the Dirtbag Diaries podcast asked him to tell a story about a unique trip to Yosemite, which involved climbing El Cap, and one other unusual adventure.  Visit The...

  • Book Review: Forget Me Not by Jennifer Lowe-Anker

    Jan 27, 14 • 7178 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    “The best climber is the one having the most fun.” Alex Lowe  This is a new column for The Climbing Zine, and a space we’ll use each issue to review a climbing related book, new or old, for our readers. For this issue the book is Forget Me Not, written...

  • The Spray Dictionary

    Aug 27, 12 • 20726 Views • Climbing Culture, Dirtbagging, Humor1 Comment

    spray: 1. Climbing talk. 2. A climbing conversation in which the unconscious ego enters, steering the chatter towards graceless self-aggrandizement. Sometimes in writing you write something, completely forget about it, and then scramble to find the...

  • The Climbing Zine

    The Climbing Zine Manifesto

    May 13, 12 • 2332 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    In an age when the power of the media has been given to the people, we are here to offer our own outlet for what rock climbing means to us, The Climbing Zine. We were born on the rock face, in the moment, gripped, but so focused that our fear was transcended,...