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  • The Great American Dirtbags by Luke Mehall

    Nov 20, 15 • 7160 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...

  • Modern Dirtbags: The Workbag

    Sep 14, 15 • 5637 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 • 5583 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 • 3176 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 • 8132 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...

  • Approach As Pilgrimage by Tim Rogers

    Jul 11, 17 • 281 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Journal entry from 10/15/2014 Zion is the word. Despite all of our differences, to so many people the meaning of Zion remains the same: a place of refuge, a utopian ideal of peace, unity, and freedom. We may not be religious pilgrims, but even as travelers,...

  • The Mom Crux by Mallory Logan

    Jul 9, 17 • 295 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Many a metaphoric parallel can be drawn between climbing and motherhood, and it’s plain to see neither activity makes the other any easier. by Mallory Logan, originally published in The Climbing Zine, Volume 6 Countless others who have already made the...

  • Effort and Folly on Mount Waddington by Drew Thayer

    Jun 30, 17 • 305 Views • LocationsNo Comments

    Humbled The cam lobes slide in the fissure as I test it, useless. This dark, metamorphic rock, tortured entrails of a bygone continent, is too slick and brittle for our modern hardware. As if the old recognizes the young: Who are you, whippersnapper, with...