Zac Robinson, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Matt Driscoll, 17 February 2010

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Title Zac Robinson, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Matt Driscoll, 17 February 2010
Alternative Title No. 641 Zac Robinson
Creator Robinson, Zac, 1983-
Contributor Driscoll, Matt
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2010-02-17
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Date Digital 2015-07-08
Spatial Coverage Texas, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/4736286/ ; Salt Lake County, Utah, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5781004/; Indian Creek, San Juan County, Utah, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5540899/
Subject Robinson, Zac, 1983- --Interviews; Mountaineers--Utah--Biography; Rock climbing--Utah; Outdoor recreation--Utah
Description Transcript (33 pages) of an interview by Matt Driscoll with Zac Robinson, on 17 February 2010. Part of the Outdoor Recreation Oral History Project, Everett Cooley Collection tape no. U-2070
Abstract Zac Robinson (b. 1983) was born in 1983 in Fort Worth, Texas. Zac discusses his introduction to climbing as a student at Texas A&M and his subsequent development as a climber in Colorado and Utah. Zac initially moved to Salt Lake City in 2006 to ski at Alta and Snowbird and has lived here ever since. His first experiences in Utah include climbing at Indian Creek, where he honed his skills as a traditional climber. Zac worked at the Front climbing gym during his first year in Utah and immediately became involved in the climbing community through his acquaintances there. He discusses the effects and impact of guidebooks on the climbing culture and the adventuring aspect of climbing. Through his affiliation with No Star Tuesday, a group of Salt Lake climbers who climb no-starred routes from the Ruckman's guidebook, and the SLCA (Salt Lake Climbers Alliance), Zac has been deeply involved in assembling and mobilizing Salt Lake's climbing community.Outdoor Recreation Oral History Project. Interviewer: Matt Driscoll
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Digital Image © 2015 Utah State Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya; Halima Noor
Metadata Cataloger Daniel Patterson; Matt Brunsvik; Anna Neatrour; Ken Rockwell; Patrick Miller
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display.
ARK ark:/87278/s6w9757j
Topic Outdoor recreation; Mountaineers; Rock climbing
Setname uum_elc
Date Created 2015-11-10
Date Modified 2015-11-10
ID 840659
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w9757j
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