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Summit Journal Subscription // Seal

Summit Journal Subscription // Seal


Delivered twice per year.

Two issues of Summit Journal delivered to your door, chock full of the world's best longform climbing writing and photography.

  • Large format (10x13")
  • Archival quality paper
  • Print only (and we only print as many copies as we have subscribers)

Subscriptions begin with the Fall 2024 issue, due late summer 2024.

Additional shipping costs added at checkout ($5 per issue for U.S.- and U.K.-based customers, variable for other countries). 

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Established 1955. Resurrected 2023.


Crafted Stories

Inside each issue you’ll find superlative longform journalism. From our award-winning authors, expect nuanced profiles, humorous epics, first ascent tales, and harrowing survival stories that unfold before your eyes. Whether about a hard-won victory or lesson learned, Summit Journal gives each story the room it deserves.

Curated Photos

Summit Journal's large-format, high-quality paper brings the world's best climbing photography to life like no screen ever could. Each image chosen for our pages has to be exceptional. 

What Won't Be Inside

You won't find sponsored content, how-to articles, gear reviews, or listicles in Summit Journal. Our sole commitment is to authentic storytelling and breathtaking imagery. Long live print.


Summit Journal is made by climbers. We're not beholden to private investors or corporate interests. Our only goal is to make the best damn magazine we can.