Archive for the ‘Road Tripping’ Category

October 27th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Back to Bali: The Guide -Pt. 1 SWELL Surf Blogger Nate Zoller Breaks Down the Best of Bali


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Surfer, writer, revivalist Nate Zoller left his work at SWELL a couple years ago to seek and enjoy the world’s most shred-friendly wave havens. After surgical strikes in Sri Lanka, Senegal, Iceland, North Shore HI and Mex, he’s a seasoned vet on surf survival so enjoy a free lesson on traveling smater in Bali. Words: Nate Zoller Photos: Isaac Zoller 

“If Hawaii is Mecca for surfers then Bali is Eden. Made up of 85% Hindu’s, the “Island of the Gods” is home to one of the friendliest cultures on Earth. That and the fact that it is littered with world-class surf make it a mystical pilgrimage for all surfers. The winds blow offshore from March to November making the waves groomed and perfect. (more…)

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October 7th, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

The Art of the Microadventure A series on finding adventure, stoke, and a killer workout in the Great Outdoors by Johnie Gall.

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My life sometimes feels like one, big, long, ridiculously wonderful adventure—but there are times I feel almost guilty about it. Why is that I find myself sleeping under the stars by a campfire every weekend? How is it that I spend my weeknights running through a forest or rock climbing at sunset?
Ok, having a Sprinter helps. But here’s the thing: I’m no trust fund baby. I work full time. I have a house to clean, dogs to feed, bills to pay, and grass to mow. I think the secret is that I’ve mastered the art of the microadventure. (more…)

September 29th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Once Upon A Soft top In Mexico The Boys of Catchsurf Get Mental In Mainland

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-An Ode-alay to Mex from Catchsurf  Crew Member, Jason “Action” Jackson

“Every now and then a man wakes up craving the taste of adventure.  A chance to throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor and get into some trouble.  There are very few places more perfect for this hankering, then the wild jungles of south Mexico and that’s just wear the boys from Catch Surf decided to head to for a little end of summer adventure.  (more…)

September 18th, 2014 | By | No Comments

CampVibe Adventures in Poler Car-Camping Outside Portland in New Fall Poler Gear

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What better way to launch the new line of Poler Stuff than to road test the camp gear in the Pacific Northwest.  Here’s how the Portland based Poler crew does car-camping proper. (more…)