The Climbing Zine Book

Author: Luke Mehall

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Hardback publication date: 08 Dec 2020

Hardback ISBN: 9781645435280

A collection of the best essays from volumes 1 to 11 of The Climbing Zine. Here's the story list: 

  • The Painted Wall by Luke Mehall
  • The Long Way Back by Mike Reddy
  • Are We Born To Climb? Sending The Double Helix by D. Scott Borden
  • Jugs on Jugs by Gaelen Engler
  • Flirting with Dreams in The Valley of Stone by Drew Thayer
  • Sick, Brah: The Ineloquence of Talking About The Outdoors by Brendan Leonard
  • Climbing Past War by Stacy Bare
  • Time Continuum of Desert Road Tripping by Kevin Volkening
  • Crimson Bunny by Alexis McLean
  • A Narrow Escape on Mt. Kenya by Jason Haas
  • Growing Up Skinner by Becca Skinner
  • An Elixer of Freedom and Mixed Feelings by Alexa Flower
  • An Open Letter To The Buttermilks by Georgie Abel
  • The Long Run by Luke Mehall
  • From Midas’s Touch to a Green Thumb by Joy Martin
  • Approach As Pilgrimage by Tim Rogers
  • Old Becomes New in Indian Creek by Chris Schulte
  • A Venture Backward, Inward, and Upward by Rhiannon Williams
  • As Long As Life Endures: A Climber Wedding by Sara Aranda
  • The Prince P by Cyrena Lee
  • Up (and over) the Pope’s Nose by Josh Smith
  • Reflections on Dad by Tamara Robbins
  • Fill The Void by Shay Skinner
  • Granite Trinity by Michelle Dedischew
  • Going It Alone by Vic Zeilman
  • A Love Letter to Climbing by Ana Ally
  • Patience by Chris Schulte
  • Toe The Edge by Patrick Hodge
  • More To Give by Pete Whittaker
  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Choss by Steve “Crusher” Bartlett
  • Silent Partners by Luke Mehall
  • Do Not Go Outside To Cry by Kathy Karlo

Luke Mehall lives in Durango, Colorado. He is the publisher of The Climbing Zine, an independent print publication and website, and he is the author of American Climber, Graduating From College Me, The Great American Dirtbags, and Climbing Out of Bed. He has been published in the Alpinist, Rock and Ice, and Patagonia's blog, The Cleanest Line. He has also appeared on the Enormocast and Dirtbag Diaries podcasts.

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