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Disc Golf at Lake Casitas

Apr 20, 2008 April 20, 2008

At the tail end of winter, a trio of friends — Chipper Bro, DK and Free — spent a pleasant morning playing disc golf at Lake Casitas, near Ojai, California. The dirtbag equivalent to ball golf, disc golf (also called Frisbee® golf) is typically… Read More

The Shorts – Indiana Powder Day

The Shorts – Indiana Powder Day

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Apr 15, 2008 April 15, 2008

Fitz Cahall surprised us this morning with a new feature on The Dirtbag Diaries called "The Shorts." In between full-length episodes of the podcast, the Dirtbag Diaries will now be featuring short stories from listeners like you. If you have a short story to share, email The… Read More

All These Things

All These Things

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Mar 11, 2008 March 11, 2008

Fitz Cahall hands over the reins of The Dirtbag Diaries this week to his wife Becca: The Weather Channel’s Local on the 8’s. NOAA. Surf cams. We’ve all been there – staring at the places we would like to be through a computer or television screen. We… Read More

Datos Insuficientes

Datos Insuficientes

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Feb 19, 2008 February 19, 2008

Coming back to work after a long weekend can be tough. Thankfully, Fitz Cahall is here to rescue us with a new episode of The Dirtbag Diaries: In the summer of 2007, kayaker and blogger Shane Robinson found himself paddling down Peru’s isolated Apurimac River, one of… Read More

Dirtbag Fitness – The Results

Dirtbag Fitness – The Results

Nov 30, 2007 November 30, 2007

Welcome to part II of this post. If you haven’t already done so, you might check out the first Dirtbag Fitness post for a bit of context. Those of you who read Part I will know part II is about a week late. All I can say… Read More

The Reckoning

The Reckoning

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Nov 19, 2007 November 19, 2007

I reckon there’s no better way to start off a holiday week than with a fresh episode of The Dirtbag Diaries podcast with Fitz Cahall. From Fitz: Every aspiring photographer dreams of capturing an iconic image. It’s the same kind of motivation that draws young skiers to intimidating lines… Read More

Dirtbag Fitness

Dirtbag Fitness

Nov 15, 2007 November 15, 2007

What is "fitness," exactly? Trainers, elite athletes, and the polished exercise-club crowd have one idea. It involves things like resting heart rate, VO2 Max, reps-per-minute, lactate thresholds . . . lots of numbers. The “fitness” they’re talking about can be measured, quantified, and presumably, understood once the right numbers have… Read More

Quiet Commitment

Quiet Commitment

Sep 6, 2007 September 6, 2007

We talk about being committed to the core. Steve House and Lynn Hill are two Patagonia athletes whose stories (both posted recently here on The Cleanest Line) offer a professional insight into this philosophy. Theirs are tales of the unreal made real through the power of intense professional focus. Read More

Our Deepest Condolences

Our Deepest Condolences

Aug 14, 2007 August 14, 2007

It is with great sadness that we learned recently of the death of a true friend of the climbing community. Pete Absolon of the National Outdoor Leadership School passed away this weekend in a climbing accident in the Wind River Range of Wyoming. It's hard to find the right… Read More

The First Time – Part 5

The First Time – Part 5

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Jul 27, 2007 July 27, 2007

It’s been a fun week of First Time stories thanks to The Dirtbag Diaries. We’ve heard from an extreme sledder, a freestyle kayaker, an ice climber, an alpinist and now, a snowboarder: Snowboarding can’t change a life. Carving four beautiful… Read More

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