Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • Brad Gobright: Pure of Heart (Part 1) by Lucas Roman

    May 24, 20 • 348 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Brad Gobright is pure of heart. So pure, in fact, that he may never have faced a dilemma in all his life. That’s not exactly serving him well right now, as he’s stuck in a pickle of his own making, at the top of the first pitch of Southern California’s...

  • Hypoxic Dreams by Vic Zeilman

    May 19, 20 • 164 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    It’s a dingy bar. Dark and musty. Where, I’m not exactly sure, but there is a feeling of sadness that radiates on every level. The light trickling through dusty, half-drawn shades is not telling of any particular time of day, perhaps evening. Weak rays of...

  • The Mom Crux by Mallory Logan

    May 10, 20 • 1586 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Many a metaphoric parallel can be drawn between climbing and motherhood, and it’s plain to see neither activity makes the other any easier. by Mallory Logan, originally published in The Climbing Zine, Volume 6 Countless others who have already made the...

  • Sitting Here in Limbo by Luke Mehall

    May 7, 20 • 232 Views • Locations, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Publisher’s Note: As this issue was going to press, the coronavirus began to ravage the United States. This issue is slightly delayed because of the virus, but we got it out as soon as we could—because we know everyone is hungry for good stories. The Zine...

  • Silent Night by Samantha Zim

    May 4, 20 • 229 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    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...

  • All e-zines and e-books on Kindle on sale, starting at 99 cents!

    Mar 25, 20 • 190 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Friends of The Zine: we are doing our best to bring you affordable reading material, podcasts, and film during these difficult times. Today, we reduced the prices of all our reading material on Kindle. While we realize most of you enjoy our printed materials,...

  • Off Root on El Capitan

    Mar 12, 20 • 509 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I wasn’t sure if I should start this piece with being three thousand feet off the ground on El Capitan, or at the dentist’s chair. But, there I was in Farmington, in a place I’m all too comfortable and familiar with: the dentist’s chair. by Luke...

  • On Fear, Climbing, and Depression by Sonya Pevzner

    Feb 14, 20 • 5537 Views • Locations1 Comment

    Trigger warning: This article discusses topics of depression, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety. For some, the content may be triggering. Please use your own judgment, and if you feel that you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Hotline at...