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Book Review- The Great American Dirtbags

  The Great American Dirtbags By Luke Mehall 2014 Luke Mehall/Benighted Publications 129 Pages   It’s a familiar story seen and heard in mountain towns all over the West. People from all over the country discover their wanderlust and passions for outdoor adventure, often chasing those dreams to the crags, peaks, and powder of the…

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Crossing the Devil

The Devil’s Castle is a Wasatch landmark, standing guard over upper Albion Basin high above the town of Alta. The craggy limestone is dark and foreboding, standing out as a singular peak along the crest of the range. With a summit just shy of 11,000 feet, the summit provides a panoramic view that takes in…

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Psicobloc Returns to Park City

The Psicobloc (Spanish for “crazy bouldering,” or what is commonly referred to as “deep-water soloing”) climbing competition returns to Park City again this coming August 6th through 8th at the Utah Olympic Park, with the competition being held in the freestyle aerial training pool. Last year’s competition drew an estimated crowd of over 5,000 spectators…

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First Time

Climbing can be a great equalizer, assuming the playing field is level. I’m certainly no 5.13 hardman, or even a 5.10 regular but I enjoy a challenge on the rock just the same. My daughter and I had the chance to get out for the first time this fall. She’s six, and has taken to…