ClimbingNarc reports that Dead Point Magazine released its 4th issue and added a new feature to their site called DPM HDTV. Currently there’s only two videos on the site, but they’re high quality and quite good. Hopefully Dead Point will continue to post more of these high quality videos on a regular basis.
In the first part of this series, I questioned whether traditional climbing magazines can still thrive or will we see a faster migration to online only publications? Peter Beal and Dougald MacDonald both have some interested perspectives on this issue and I’d like to expand further on the topic. Personally, I still enjoy reading climbing […]
The other day I wrote about the reports of Michael Kennedy editing the new Alpinist. If you haven’t had enough of the Alpinist news, there’s even more. Alpinist released a press release which clarified a few points: Founded by Christian Beckwith and Marc Ewing and operated in Jackson, Wyoming, until the autumn of last year, […]
Dougald MacDonald reports that Michael Kennedy is going to edit the new Alpinist. Kennedy edited and published Climbing magazine for more than two decades before selling the magazine in 1997. Along with being one of America’s top alpine climbers of the 1970s and â??80s, he created a magazine with authoritative articles and elegant design, and […]
Dougald MacDonald reports that Vermont-based Height of Land Publications has purchased the assets of Alpinist. The current publishers of Backcountry and Telemark Skier Magazines plan to bring back Alpinist in its current form and honor all current subscriptions. Additionally, Alpinist is offering a special re-launch price of $30 for one year. From the press release: […]
The GetOutdoors blog is reporting that Alpinist has finally been sold to a high bidder. No details yet on the identity of the buyer. In the end, the final bid was for $71,000. That’s the bad news for the debt holders and/or investors given the millions that were pumped in. On the positive side, the […]