Slumped ponderously, my elbow on the desk, and my cheek on my fist. With hefty eyes, seated on a dangerously comfortable chair in a room for 270 students. Bitterly noxious perfume permeated my area from two surrounding women and one man who indulge in its application. The crunching of chips being masticated by a behemoth … More Mumbo Jumbo
As our crags thaw out, climbers shed a few puffy layers in preparation for their warmer-weather rock projects—their native climbing pants accompanying them in both successes and failures. Since the alignment of the planets isn’t a reliable source to forecast adventures, we turned to these celestial slacks for this season’s climbing horoscopes. Spandex Tights This … More Celestial Slacks
“In his hands are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to him. The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the dry land.” – Psalm 95:4-5 Granite walls tower above, shaped perfectly by tectonic plate movement and glaciers; trees stand as the world’s largest living beings; waterfalls … More Nature Calling Vol. 2
A beautiful blast of cool mountain wind invades the cabin as I open the window. My lumbar spine is sore from sitting so long. I feel my stomach draping over the seatbelt from snacking all day. The hair dancing around my face tangles around itself in a big nest. Sometimes I wish we were just … More Are We Here Yet?