Search Results for "dirtbags"

  • dave.iPhone.ElCap

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

    Apr 24, 13 • 6472 Views • Climbing, humor, PhilosophyNo Comments

    They 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...

  • dtower

    Devil’s Tower, Worth Risking Dying For

    Mar 5, 14 • 414 Views • Devil's Tower, LocationsNo Comments

    Devils Tower is one of those destinations, one of those rocks in the world that makes you think something divine happened there to create it. In the middle of the plains of Wyoming it rises some eight hundred feet in the air, a perfect cylinder of granite...

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    Climbing Out of Bed, Kindle Version On Sale

    Feb 23, 14 • 278 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    The first book from Benighted Publications, Climbing Out of Bed by Luke Mehall, will be on sale on Kindle until the release of his second book, The Great American Dirtbags. The Kindle version is only $4.99, or check out the print version. Climbing Out of...

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    Skinny Jeans and Desert Towers

    Feb 14, 14 • 386 Views • desert, UtahNo Comments

    “Dude, those are skinny jeans,” Jonathan says. “They’re regular fit,” I insist. “See, look at the label.” “I don’t care what the label says, they are skinny jeans.” Jonathan and I are up River Road, near Moab. It’s January, and I’ve...

  • Two Tent Timmy climbing Rock Lobster, Broken Tooth Wall.

    A Climber In The Winter of His Content

    Dec 11, 13 • 1193 Views • Indian CreekNo Comments

    “You know there’s something special you’re needing. And you know there’s no drug that’ll do the healing, and no liquor in the land to stop your brain from bleeding. You need something special to open up a new door, to show you something you’ve...

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    Winter Dirtbagging and Dish Diving in J-Tree

    Dec 4, 13 • 498 Views • Joshua TreeNo Comments

    Reluctantly, this past summer, I returned to the world of washing dishes in Crested Butte, Colorado. I thought I’d retired after a solid fifteen years in the profession, one that was my first job, carried me through college and some experimental years after...

  • schaffer.guardrail2

    The Dirtbag Dictionary

    Nov 23, 13 • 6223 Views • Dirtbagging, humor, PhilosophyNo Comments

    Ever wondered what kind of dirtbag you are? Or have you spotted a hipster that kind of looked like a dirtbag? After years of research The Climbing Zine, with help from Erica Lineberry aka Cragmama, have brought you The Dirtbag Dictionary, an excerpt from...

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    Colombian Policy

    Nov 4, 13 • 1616 Views • Colombia, LocationsNo Comments

    I’m sweating in the Colombian sun as I reach for a big flat hold on inverted sandstone. I clip a bolt and move onto a lower angle section. The shenanigans from the previous evening are dripping out of me and onto the red rock below. In a sudden moment of...