Posts Tagged ‘luke mehall’

  • Sitting Here in Limbo by Luke Mehall

    May 7, 20 • 229 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...

  • Dirtbag State of Mind *episode 3*

    Mar 29, 20 • 460 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    While we originally planned to drop an episode a week, we are continuing to post these episodes as quickly as possible. Here Luke Mehall continues the adventure in American Climber, his memoir...

  • Dirtbag State of Mind podcast *episode 2*

    Mar 24, 20 • 480 Views • Climbing CultureNo Comments

    Friends of The Zine: we are continuing the expediting of this new podcast. We know everyone is looking for more stories and content and we are here for you. photo of myself (left) and Two Tent Timmy, circa 1999 In this episode I discuss my youth, and how I...

  • Off Root on El Capitan

    Mar 12, 20 • 508 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...

  • Zine Emeritus: a story with Shaun

    Dec 23, 19 • 591 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    This last month, as we raise funds for The Climbing Zine Book, I’ve been telling a lot of stories about how The Zine came to be. I thought over the course of the month I’d run short on material, but now 29 days into it, I realized I have so many stories...

  • The Long Run, a profile of Alan Carne by Luke Mehall

    Dec 22, 19 • 7224 Views • Climbing Culture1 Comment

    “There were no girls when I started climbing [in England],” Alan said, in a tone more serious than joking. I’d just met Alan Carne only twenty-four hours before, on a warm September day seeking refuge in the shade of the 4×4 Wall at Indian Creek,...

  • Creeksgiving by Luke Mehall

    Nov 18, 19 • 4647 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    No place soaks up sun like the Johnny Cat enclave at the Cat Wall, Indian Creek. The maroon cliffs are striped with perfect cleaved fissures, like vertical gateways into a hidden world. The desert heat can be oppressive, but in late autumn, the low golden...

  • The Art of The First Ascent by Luke Mehall

    Nov 18, 19 • 2114 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    You know you’re getting old when they start replacing the bolts you used for a first ascent. That was my first thought when I heard that an anchor I’d placed, over in my old stomping grounds of Gunnison, Colorado, was getting an update. Story by Luke...