August 30th, 2013 | By | 11 Comments

Road Tripping | Big Sur Bound

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On one of the few straight aways on the road to Big Sur’s rocky coastline, you jog your memory for any forgotten goods for that perfect weekend camping trip. The 90 mi stretch of Ca coast boasts psychedelically scenery that has inspired people to dedicate their lives to roaming along the forest fortified beaches naked, seriously.

Oh, and did we mention the waves are pretty nuts too? We hit the road with SWELL contributing photographer Shawn Parkin for a dude cruise to capture the essence of Big Sur.

Dont forget to pack like a pro, with the best camp vibe inspired apparel from HippyTree, Sanuk, Billabong, Electric and Surfrider. Scope the entire Big Sur Bound Collection

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Sunrise in San Simeon, at the foot of Hearst Castle

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Central Coast Charger, and Friend of SWELL Chad Jackson on his self shaped hemp surfboard.

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Head north on HWY 1 and stop by Piedras Blancas to bark at the Elephant Seals

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Where the trees meet the seas; Welcome to Big Sur


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Arriving at Plasket Creek Campground perched just above Sand Dollar Beach, tons of fun sandbars

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And Pointbreaks…
Parkin-Big_Sur_7142…And Reefbreaks

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Julia Pfieffer Burns Beach. You can look, but cant touch.

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Sparkin_Photo-8853Reserve a campsite, or go rouge in the woods like us. No fires tho

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The Payoff

Parkin_Central_CA_5087Until nextime

 

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