Vertical Life is a new digital climbing entity focused on Australasia. We plan to cover the full gamut of the digital spectrum, pushing content to our quarterly electronic mag, to our developing website and to social media. However, that small part at the bottom of our hearts still beats with love with the in-the-hand feel of a mag, so the Vertical Life ‘Grand Plan’ also includes a once-a-year, high-end printed tome – a collector’s edition detailing life in the vertical, the kind of thing you can keep in a humidity-controlled shrine for your most precious objects (or, alternatively, beside the dunny).

Here at Vertical Life we love climbing, be it beanied bouldering, clip-up sportclimbing, old-school daddy-tradding, big-wall suffering, alpine extremism, spandex-clad competition climbing, desperate-times-call-for-desperate-measures buildering, the lot – if it involves monkey business we will cover it. If you have a story, photos or video to share, then get in touch with us on ross@adventuretypes

Vertical Life is published by Adventure Types. Adventure Types is a collection of passionate editors and outdoors people comprising Simon Madden and Ross Taylor, the editors of Vertical Life, as well as Chris Ord (Trail Run Mag editor) and Pat Kinsella (Paddle Mag editor). Adventure Types also produces Vertical Life’s sister publications,  Trail Run magazine (www.trailrunmag.com) and the on-its-way Paddle Mag (www.paddlemag.com).

Thanks and big-ups
Vertical Life would never have been born without the graceful, generous and ongoing support of our contributors, featured climbers, athletes, advertisers, designers, dirtbags, videographers, advice-givers, hand-holders, web gurus, belayers and Adventure Types.


7 thoughts on “About

  1. Anthony

    Yer good stuff I like it is this the first issue and how often does it come out or is it a one off? Anyway good work let me know how to get future copy’s hope there are some.

  2. Nicole

    What a great find this magazine is! Good to see some fresh stories, inspiring images and quality material for climbers. Thanks.

  3. Cameron

    Hi. Love the magazine. I just tried sending an email to the above address for some photo submissions and got a delivery error. Is there a different address I can use?



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