November 27th, 2015
Archive for the ‘TRAVEL’ Category
Surf Cinema | No Cambio Nate Zoller of Roark Tackles Mexican Slabs and Recaps a Year Circling the Globe
A couple years ago Nate Zoller walked away from SWELL as our cheekiest wordsmith, and started continent hopping in search of slabby sanctuaries and a man named Roark. His Latest trip south of the border paid off with perfect Puerto, whilst road testing the latest adventure-ready gear available on SWELL. Enjoy this corto pero dulce film his brother Isaac made.
The living Laguna Beach legend just cruised back into town and recapped with Brandy Faber about his wanderlust
You’ve hit the road pretty hard this last year, where have your travels taken you?
NZ: In the past year I’ve been to Baja numerous times, Bali, Mainland Mexico, Nepal, Senegal, Tavarua, Vietnam and all over California.
How To: Smuggle Extra Surfboards on Airplanes Timmy Reyes' $$$ Saving Secret to Avoid Paying Full Price on Airlines from Prolite
Nobody travels dirtier than Huntington’s own Timmy Reyes. Every dollar saved is another mile covered, which is why he worked with Prolite to design a boardbag to conceal your sled and avoid those trip shortening fees.
AIRLINE SURFBOARD FEES
SWELL’s best surf brands convened on another party wave bender at our local neck-breaking shorey in honor of the new American themed beach gear cranking on SWELL. Special thanks to Kalani Robb and the Catchsurf crew, Globe, Roark, O’neill and Volcom. Film: Lugo
Colton Gabe and Chase made a mission to test drive SWELL’s new gear and see the best Big sur had to offer in a day. Here’s what the boys concluded was the go-to route for scoring is style.
MILE 43: Gorda Fuel Station
The first outpost north of the San Luis Obispo County line lies the most expensive gas in the United States… and the spendiest beer to go with it. In a pinch you can pick up a 6-pack of local firestone beer for a mere $16 and gas is upwards of $10/gal. but a post-surf coldie is priceless.
MILE 49: Sand Dollar Beach
The most consistent sandbar set-up in Big Sur, Sand Dollar offers up tons of rippable empty peaks just below Plasket Creek Campground. A day pass runs ya $15 these days, but it grants you access to every Ca park for 24 hrs. The Campsite is an epic place to pitch a tent among the redwoods,backpackers, Cal Poly students, and all kinds of road trippers. (more…)