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    The Great American Dirtbags by Luke Mehall

    Nov 20, 15 • 4479 Views • Books, Climbing Culture, Dirtbagging4 Comments

    My second book, The Great American Dirtbags is now available in the printed form, and as an e-book. by Luke Mehall, publisher of The Climbing Zine This book, which I am proud of, is a collection of eighteen stories and a couple poems, and the pieces range...

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    Modern Dirtbags: The Workbag

    Sep 14, 15 • 3766 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Note: this is a new column for the Zine, Modern Dirtbags The dirtbag in us never dies, but we do grow up. I lived as a hardcore dirtbag for many years, from Gunnison, Colorado to Potrero Chico, Mexico, but these days at 36 years old I’m more of a...

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    Female Dirtbags, The Missing Link

    Sep 5, 14 • 4027 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

      There are many sacrifices and struggles to live the dirtbag life, but my most major gripe has always been women; there are not enough of them within the dirtbag culture. Many nights spent at campfires within various climbing areas, where the men...

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    Hippies, Dirtbags, and A Gift From Grandma

    Jul 16, 14 • 2107 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...

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    Dirtbags with iPhones, How modern technology helps make the dirtbag dream a reality

    Apr 24, 13 • 7343 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    The way of the dirtbag is a simple life: maximizing recreation while minimizing responsibility. Life as free as the wind, work as little as possible, and spend mucho time in the outdoors doing what you love. As a rock climber, in my twenties I lived this...

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    The Sisterhood of the Rope by Rhiannon Williams

    Nov 22, 15 • 1180 Views • Locations1 Comment

    We pull into the Supercrack parking lot in a rusty, mud smothered Subaru, named Shelly. The lot is dotted with similar vehicles, their windows all dusted by relentless desert sand, (some of which have been decorated by a climber’s tough calloused finger)....

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    A Jack In The Box In The Chalk Bag by Spenser Tang-Smith

    Nov 11, 15 • 7551 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I woke up before dawn in the parking lot of an apartment complex. My girlfriend and I had been living on the road for two years, and the tiny trailer we called home was furnished with a memory foam mattress atop a plywood bed frame I’d installed in its...

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    Volume 7 – Check out the live preview

    Nov 4, 15 • 868 Views • DirtbaggingNo Comments

    The long awaited next issue of The Climbing Zine is now available on Kindle and in print. Volume 7: dirtbags, crag dogs, hyenas, and free solos features a line up of some of the best voices in rock climbing culture. Check out the live preview.  Here’s...