Falling for Nature: Stories of LatinX Women

From underprivileged communities lost to the vastness of the Inland Empire in Southern California, the first post in this series will feature 3 women who have found climbing and the great outdoors in different and inspiring ways, despite defined gender roles and financial hardship. … More Falling for Nature: Stories of LatinX Women

Giving and the Pursuance of (Unknown) Space

Words and photos by Sara Aranda Creeksgiving, 11.24.2016 Hungry, fervent hyenas, eyeing the foil and fire, giggling with the steam and prospect of turkey. Side dishes begin to pop up around the table: sweet potato, mac and cheese, sausage vegetable medley, cornbread stuffing infused with mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, broccoli cheese, pumpkin … More Giving and the Pursuance of (Unknown) Space

We Are the Walls

The author in Yosemite. Photo by Brian Kimball We Are the Walls by Sara Aranda Morning light     mountain flake balance of granite     and us and our feet     delicate, malleable hands— how they trace stone walls better than the sky. We’ve come to know another language of incomprehensible body     a dialogue of skin and blood. We … More We Are the Walls

Memory and The Self

By Patrick Hodge Down in the basement, I laid on my make-shift bed on the floor, as I didn’t yet own a mattress. My room had no windows, creating an atmosphere similar to a cool, dark cave. I shut my eyes to find solitude from the small sliver of golden light fighting its way in … More Memory and The Self

Climbing Masochism

By Outdoor Prolink Editorial Intern Sara Aranda. Sara likes to climb, trail run, travel and adventure. She comes from California but is making Boulder, Colorado her new home. Sara also works at Mov… Continue reading: Climbing Masochism

2016 Yosemite Climbing Guide Book: An Interview with Erik Sloan — Dirtbag Dreams

By Outdoor Prolink Editorial Intern Sara Aranda. Sara likes to climb, trail run, travel, adventure, test gear and write all about it. She currently lives in Yosemite. This June, a new climbing guide book for Yosemite Valley is coming out and it’s filled with color photos, new topos, and even never-before published climbs. As a … More 2016 Yosemite Climbing Guide Book: An Interview with Erik Sloan — Dirtbag Dreams