The Cleanest Line

Month: October 2008

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Makalu: New Route, Kangchungtse

Makalu: New Route, Kangchungtse

Oct 20, 2008 October 20, 2008

Some good news to start the week. On Saturday morning at 4:45 a.m. I received the following email and picture from Vince Anderson via satphone (hence the low resolution of the photo): 10-18-08 On Thurs., Oct. 16, Steve, Marko and I hiked up to C2 (ca. 6,700 m.)… Read More

Makalu: Happy Birthday Marko

Makalu: Happy Birthday Marko

Oct 15, 2008 October 15, 2008

Two Makalu trip updates for you today, one from Steve and one from Vince. First up is Steve House calling in from the sat phone. He might not sound so hot but his illness is getting better: Listen to Makalu Update 4 (mp3 – 5:35 –… Read More

The Shorts: Balance

The Shorts: Balance

By Fitz Cahall   |   Oct 14, 2008 October 14, 2008

The Dirtbag Diaries is on the air with another Shorts episode this week. Host, Fitz Cahall, also wants to hear your scary campfire tales for a special Halloween episode — details below. From Fitz: The Bohrer clan isn’t your average Idaho Falls family. "Our neighbors have trampolines to… Read More

One Track Mind Comes to Ventura Oct. 16

One Track Mind Comes to Ventura Oct. 16

Oct 13, 2008 October 13, 2008

If watching a brand new surf film, under the stars, with the director and two world champs, groovin’ to live music, and vying to win a new surfboard sounds like your idea of a good time, then do whatever it takes to get to Ventura this Thursday night for the… Read More

Getting to Know Jonah

Getting to Know Jonah

Oct 10, 2008 October 10, 2008

Jonah. That’s the title. Simple, direct. About as austereas the landscape it refers to. Jonah is a book, and an unlikely one at that.It’s part cowboy, part environmentalist, part roughneck, and part naturalist.It’s part photo-journalism and part poetry. It’s naked fact and nuancedunderstanding. And it’s the self-published… Read More

Last Call, Register to Vote!

Last Call, Register to Vote!

Oct 9, 2008 October 9, 2008

This is a last friendly reminder to register to vote if you haven’t yet, and please encourage all of your friends and family to do the same. Deadlines for registration vary from state to state; some have passed but many haven’t. You can find a full list of… Read More

Makalu: All Settled in Base Camp

Makalu: All Settled in Base Camp

By Steve House   |   Oct 8, 2008 October 8, 2008

No call from Hi, We are all settled in base camp now. All of our equipment finally arrived. We are at 18,500 ft. Steve is still ill with a cough though seems to be getting better. Marko and I hiked up a small peak behind camp that is about 20,500… Read More

Sacred Craft Surf Expo This Weekend

Sacred Craft Surf Expo This Weekend

Oct 8, 2008 October 8, 2008

WHAT: Sacred Craft Surfboard Expo WHERE: Wyland Exhibit Hall, Del Mar Fairgrounds, San DiegoWHEN: October 11 & 12 Sacred Craft is a celebration of board artistry and the commitment of shapers dedicated to a life of craftsmanship. The two day event has a… Read More

24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell

24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell

By Sonnie Trotter   |   Oct 7, 2008 October 7, 2008

"24 hours of what?" I cried into my cell phone. "24 hours of HELL," Kristo repeated. "Well, okay then, sign me up." He had answered my question and we left it at that. Two months later, I still didn’t fully comprehend the meaning or significance of the event’s name. I… Read More

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