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  • The Great American Dirtbags by Luke Mehall

    Nov 20, 15 • 8284 Views • Books, Uncategorized5 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...

  • Modern Dirtbags: The Workbag

    Sep 14, 15 • 6336 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...

  • Female Dirtbags, The Missing Link

    Sep 5, 14 • 6293 Views • LocationsNo 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...

  • Hippies, Dirtbags, and A Gift From Grandma

    Jul 16, 14 • 3704 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...

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

    Apr 24, 13 • 8523 Views • UncategorizedNo 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...

  • Suicide and Pirates by Andrew Allport

    May 20, 18 • 1048 Views • Locations1 Comment

    My father taught me how to climb, just as he taught me how to play guitar and ski—badly, I could say. But that isn’t quite right. Perhaps impatiently or unevenly. As a teacher, he managed to combine a sense of high expectations with a stunning lack of...

  • Monster Cracks by Pete Whittaker

    May 5, 18 • 2539 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Over hundreds of thousands of years, water has trickled, raged, and poured down cracks and creases, winding and weaving through rock rugosities, and worn paths through weaknesses to form (what is now known as) Canyonlands. by Pete Whittaker note: this piece...

  • Dirtbag Paradise by Amber Roepke (a poem)

    May 2, 18 • 475 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    It’s your mom’s minivan pimped out And only seats two Because if it wasn’t hard enough to live in a van It’s way harder to hook up in one   With a full set of seats in the back Now it’s filled with old plastic bins Scattered with random...