Grateful Hussle

For 20 years Luke Mehall, publisher of The Climbing Zine has been writing climbing poems. In 2020 he’s decided to give the writers who inspired him a tribute. Dedicated to Robert Hunter, who was Jerry Garcia’s lyricist, and Nipsey Hussle, the rapper and entrepreneur, who both died last year, Grateful Hussle blends hip-hop and hippie, all while set in Indian Creek, within Bears Ears National Monument; an area that is highly endangered with recent cuts by the Trump administration. Filmed and edited by Jake Burchmore.

By Luke Mehall and Jake Burchmore | March 25th, 2020

For 20 years Luke Mehall, publisher of The Climbing Zine has been writing climbing poems. In 2020 he’s decided to give the writers who inspired him a tribute. Dedicated to Robert Hunter, who was Jerry Garcia’s lyricist, and Nipsey Hussle, the rapper and entrepreneur, who both died last year, Grateful Hussle blends hip-hop and hippie, all while set in Indian Creek, within Bears Ears National Monument; an area that is highly endangered with recent cuts by the Trump administration. Filmed and edited by Jake Burchmore.


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