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    The Great American Dirtbags by Luke Mehall

    Jan 8, 15 • 2801 Views • books, climbing culture, Dirtbagging3 Comments

    It’s about that time to officially announce that my second book, The Great American Dirtbags is printed and a real thing instead of this vision inside my mind. by Luke Mehall, publisher of The Climbing Zine This book, which I am proud of, is a...

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    Female Dirtbags, The Missing Link

    Sep 5, 14 • 2044 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 • 1409 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 • 6927 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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    Volume 6 in Print – Our Crown Jewel

    Jan 25, 15 • 739 Views • Dirtbagging, subscribe, zinesNo Comments

    The sixth volume of The Climbing Zine is now live on Kindle and available in print. Titled “Prose and Parables From The Sharp End” this issue features a range of some of the most talented underground climbing writers including: Drew Thayer,...

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    Dawn of a New Age

    Jan 25, 15 • 185 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    I knew this whole Dawn Wall climb was big when President Obama started tweeting about it. In case you’ve been living under a rock (or on one), Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgenson recently completed the world’s most difficult rock climb, the Dawn Wall on...

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    Beginner Dirtbagging – Where to Spend and Where to Save

    Jan 15, 15 • 9684 Views • GearNo Comments

    To dirtbag or not to dirtbag, that is the question. The technique of dirtbagging is one that can only truly be learned by experience. Let’s face it, money is time, and to climb requires money. However, every lifestyle climber knows a trick or two to save a...

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    Review: Osprey Mutant 28

    Jan 14, 15 • 180 Views • GearNo Comments

    The Mutant 28, by Osprey, packs the essentials for a minimalist looking to get into alpine, ice or vertically mixed endeavors. Thoughtfulness, through design and testing, have put purposeful features to work, creating a pack that can do big things in a little...