Archive for the ‘Locations’ Category

  • The Desert is Mightier Than The Sword

    Apr 20, 15 • 2990 Views • Locations1 Comment

    I always think I’ll write about something else, but these stories keep happening. Then I realize that is the channel for which I have been created, and there is no sense in trying to deny my life’s path. You’ve got to go with life’s flow. So here we...

  • The Light and Dark Sides of Free Soloing by Alexa Flower

    Mar 23, 15 • 4626 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I’ve heard some describe Yosemite as a vortex, and so is the culture that comes with it. I am sucked into soloing like a teen trying their first sip of alcohol. By Alexa Flower, Senior Contributor. This piece is an excerpt from Volume 7, Crag Dogs, Hyenas,...

  • College Me and The New Members in the Tribe

    Feb 25, 15 • 2752 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I awoke in the Indian Creek desert to the sound of a crying baby. I tossed and turned over in the back of my Subaru – it’s always a good morning when I wake up in the back of my car – and sat there basking in a new sort of nostalgia. The tribe is...

  • Remembering How to Believe by Drew Thayer

    Feb 10, 15 • 2282 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    My life is now unmistakably entwined in the rhythms of grad school; work ebbs and flows, and when it flows it’s high tide. The work is engaging, so much so that boredom never really happens anymore…but of course the flip-side of that coin is the lack of...

  • The Dirtbag Manifesto

    Feb 8, 15 • 2936 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    “The world has enough for man’s need, but not enough for man’s greed.” Gandhi Where do we look for hope, for America, the planet, for the human race? The dirtbags. They usually descend from the middle class, where they had enough, materially speaking,...

  • Dawn of a New Age

    Jan 25, 15 • 2834 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I knew this whole Dawn Wall climb was big when President Obama started tweeting about it. In case you’ve been living under a rock (or on one), Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgenson recently completed the world’s most difficult rock climb, the Dawn Wall on...

  • Video: The Fitz Traverse with Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold

    Jan 12, 15 • 2706 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    For us posting this video, is a case of “I don’t always (fill in the blank) but when I do…” We pride ourselves on original content, we are the Outkast of the climbing world (if you don’t know about the musical act Outkast, check...

  • Just a Couple Guys from Colorado on El Cap

    Jan 5, 15 • 11152 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    It’s amazing that climbing El Capitan in Yosemite is no big deal for a lot of people: routes that originally took parties days, even months to climb, can be done in just a few hours by elite climbers. For yours truly and my partner Dave Ahrens climbing El...