The Cleanest Line

Month: October 2010

Vote the Environment

Vote the Environment

By Yvon Chouinard   |   Oct 29, 2010 October 29, 2010

From our boss, a note about voting. [Yvon Chouinard. Photo: Bill Klyn] My friend Tom Brokaw recently wrote an op-ed about an issue gone missing in this election — the war, the two wars, we’ve been involved in for the past decade, that so far… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: Tales of Terror

Dirtbag Diaries: Tales of Terror

By Fitz Cahall   |   Oct 29, 2010 October 29, 2010

In lieu of candy, we're happy to share an equally sweet treat for your Halloween weekend. Fitz Cahall is back with his annual Halloween episode of The Dirtbag Diaries. It's that time of year. Leaves line the sidewalks. Darkness tugs at the soul. A cold wind blows. Today,… Read More

The Wilderness Conflict in Utah

The Wilderness Conflict in Utah

By Anne Kaferle   |   Oct 28, 2010 October 28, 2010

Utah is a state of superlatives. Geographically, its borders enclose one of the most scenically spectacular, iconically “western,” ecologically unique, and archaeologically rich landscapes in the United States. Politically, the persuasions of the majority of its citizens make it the reddest state in the Union. The land and politics… Read More

Dislocated

Dislocated

By Kelly Cordes   |   Oct 27, 2010 October 27, 2010

After the fifth lower I called “off,” grimaced, untied with one hand and walked cautiously to a flat rock. Dammit, I’m getting sick of this. Across the valley El Capitan rose straight skyward and I sat down, surrounded by dirt, pine and granite. Clouds moved, darkening, signing an incoming… Read More

What can you buy for eighteen bucks anymore?

What can you buy for eighteen bucks anymore?

By Ron Hunter   |   Oct 22, 2010 October 22, 2010

As the election season kicks into high gear, we're urging friends, family, colleagues, and community not to miss their chance to cast their vote. The issues we face are much bigger than political parties or individual candidates, that's why we encourage everyone to get informed and Vote the… Read More

Fark: New England

Fark: New England

Oct 19, 2010 October 19, 2010

FCD friend DL has been enjoying our wetsuits for some time now. He sent us a couple of photos from a Nor’Easter swell that he scored with his Fark last winter. Editor’s note: To see the Fark in action,… Read More

Mullestachetino

Mullestachetino

Oct 18, 2010 October 18, 2010

“You’re such a redneck navigator,” Lizzy tells me. I’m in charge of getting us to a place in the South Platte where neither of us had been, and it’s dark, and I’m sitting in the passenger seat with a crooked map in one hand and a yuppie-Nalgene in the… Read More

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