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September 29th, 2013 | By | 1,169 Comments

SeaMade: Surf Camping Guide

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Before we starting saying, “see you next year” to our beloved bikinis, let’s not forget how rad Indian Summers are in California. It’s that time of year when tourists go home, waves are pumping, and sun still blazes strong. September and October are two of the best wave months in California due to a usually steady combo of north and south swells. Combine fair weather and a plethora of waves, and you have yourself one great reason to hit the road for a surf camp trip. To get you going in the right direction, I’ve put together a little list of my favorite campgrounds that have potential for great fall surf nearby. Onward!
Pictured: Billabong Wetsuit/ The Laundry Room Tank / One Teaspoon Short
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September 26th, 2013 | By | 1,866 Comments

Malibu Surf & Style A Local, a Lensmen and Living Legends AlI Weigh In On Iconic Malibu Culture

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To fully understand the magic of Malibu we tracked down 3 perspectives of the pointbreaks; A local artist, a lensmen, and legends. Discover the key to this coastal classic through their eyes. (more…)

September 26th, 2013 | By | 202 Comments

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A sandy Bum is a happy bum.

Why are there so many sandy bum pictures out there. Well it’s easy. A sandy bum is a happy bum. For two very good reasons… (more…)

September 25th, 2013 | By | 1,034 Comments

The Mountains Are Calling (Here’s What To Wear) Mountain Climbing Tips & Gear Picks from Dirtbag Darling

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Someone once said, “getting there is half the fun,” and, oh boy, is that the case when you’re trying to get to the summit of a mountain. Bagging a peak is a huge accomplishment both mentally and physically because, along with the fun, there’s also a whole lot of bruises, scrapes, sore muscles, aching feet and tired lungs going on.

Reaching your first mountain summit—whether you’re on maintained trail, shimming along a rocky ledge, or climbing with harness and rope—should be on everyone’s bucket list, but you’ll need to prepare first. Here’s what you need to know to get started… (more…)