The Cleanest Line
Fitz Cahall

Fitz Cahall

Fitz Cahall is the creator and host of The Dirtbag Diaries and the co-founder (with his wife, Becca) of Duct Tape Then Beer. Fitz’s goal is to nurture, strengthen and empower connections with the natural world. “Simply put, I want people to shut their laptops and turn off their iPhones and go live the life they daydream about.”

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Dirtbag Diaries: Tales of Terror Vol. 5

Dirtbag Diaries: Tales of Terror Vol. 5

Oct 31, 2014 October 31, 2014

Ghost stories. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, ghost stories have a way of seeping into your mind. And, if they’re really good, suddenly, that soft rapping on the window or the flickering lights become more ominous–like we’ve primed out minds to seek… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: Mother’s Have It Hardest

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: Mother’s Have It Hardest

Aug 6, 2014 August 6, 2014

“I remember really quickly going from, ‘Wow, I’m home, this feels great’, to ‘Holy s***, what did I do to my mom’?” says alpinist Kyle Dempster. “And that was the first time I saw how truly difficult it is for mothers.” Today, we bring… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: The World By Bike

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: The World By Bike

May 5, 2014 May 5, 2014

Committed. It’s a word we use to describe people we know, our friends, even ourselves. Committed to a sport. A ski line. An ethic. A lifestyle. It can be relatively easy to commit to those daily or short-term goals. But carving out time to achieve a bigger dream, something… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: The Treewok

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: The Treewok

Apr 23, 2014 April 23, 2014

The average American spends a third of their income on housing. Almost as much as the next two greatest expenses — food and transportation — combined. So, theoretically, if you just stopped paying for housing, you could earn a living working three days a week. Or two thirds of… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: The Remotest

Dirtbag Diaries: The Remotest

Mar 6, 2014 March 6, 2014

We all know the feeling of remoteness. The stillness. The perspective. It’s part of what keeps drawing us outside. But what does it feel like to be standing, literally, in the most remote place in a state? In the country? And what might those places reveal about the fate of… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: If You Build It

Dirtbag Diaries: If You Build It

Jan 9, 2014 January 9, 2014

Powerful ideas often demand that we leave the comfort of a safety net. We quit a nine to five. We take out a second mortgage on our house. Along the way, we can expect to be called crazy one day and brilliant the next. In the late 1990s, Jeff… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: Tales of Terror Vol. 4

Dirtbag Diaries: Tales of Terror Vol. 4

Oct 31, 2013 October 31, 2013

Is there something out there? It’s a question that lurks in the back of my mind. Probably in yours too. It’s one of the very reasons why I love the outdoors: the unpredictability. Over the years, I’ve collected experiences. Moments, like bits of data,… Read More

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