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Dirtbag Dreams: Fantasy vs Reality

(Cover Image: Fred Beckey) Virtually anyone who climbs, has ever picked up a climbing magazine, seen Reel Rock, or any YouTube video on climbing, knows the term “dirtbag”.  The general […]

Mountain Buddha: The Origin Story

I never pictured myself as a blogger.  After graduate school, most of the writing I did, when I did it, revolved around literary criticism.  That was the original plan: get […]

Why Climbing Matters

As a brief note, this article often uses the term climbing in a broad sense to include everything from rock climbing to mountaineering and hiking.  As I rediscover climbing in […]