Posts Tagged ‘indian creek’

  • Respect by Luke Mehall

    Oct 18, 19 • 346 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...

  • Silent Partners by Luke Mehall

    Oct 3, 19 • 2939 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I know he knows. Adam Lawton is proud. In every group of adventurers, there is a leader, and every great leader must be a visionary. Adam dreamed the dreams for the entire crew. He found excitement in little breakthroughs, like the time I got a job...

  • Crowbars, anger, and new routes, from The Desert by Luke Mehall

    Sep 9, 19 • 419 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    “I’m not saying I’m going to rule the world, or I’m going to change the world, but I guarantee you that I will spark the brain that will change the world.” —Tupac Shakur There was an energy to that crowbar in my hand. I was walking alone, down...

  • Old Becomes New in Indian Creek by Chris Schulte

    Aug 27, 19 • 5348 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    November is closing in fast, and on this turn around the fireball, we reach a strange and interesting milestone in American rock climbing. Forty years ago, Earl Wiggins shouldered a rack of hexes and set out on the FA of a smooth and parallel-sided crack...

  • The Desert by Luke Mehall, Fall Tour Kicks off in Crested Butte

    Aug 1, 19 • 2008 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    Fall Tour Kickoff: Thursday, August 15th 7:00 p.m. Townie Books 414 Elk Ave. Crested Butte, Colorado Dear readers, reviewers, promoters, podcasters, reporters, editors, bloggers, and anyone else interested in climbing and the great outdoors, Once upon a time,...

  • Elegant and Brutal by Cristina Marcalow

    Jun 1, 19 • 1216 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I. Trapped Kaiser Santa Clara Hospital, June 2018 The haul bag sits, a stuffed pig in the trunk. Cams, nuts, and two foil-wrapped burritos vibrate with expectant energy. But the car is parked in the red haze of the emergency room parking lot sign, and it...

  • Susie and The Gnar by Joshua Smith

    May 1, 19 • 669 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Some are blessed by fate With thews and spines of steel, Some work hard and fiercely fight To rise above the common weal. Words by Joshua Smith from Volume 15, now available Susie packed a bit of both In a frame of five foot three And to her the words on...

  • The Desert – is now officially released (plus Spring Book Tour)

    Apr 23, 19 • 1091 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    “I’m not saying I’m going to rule the world, or I’m going to change the world, but I guarantee you that I will spark the brain that will change the world.” —Tupac Shakur Last Saturday, April 20th, was the official release for my fifth and final...