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The Dirtbag Diaries

The Dirtbag Diaries

The campfire tale—it’s ubiquitous in mountain culture. As long as we’ve climbed, skied, boated or traveled, we’ve been telling stories. In March of 2007, Fitz Cahall launched The Dirtbag Diaries, a grassroots podcast dedicated to the sometimes serious, often humorous stories from wild places. What began as a solitary experiment has evolved into a collaboration between writers, photographers, artists and listeners to produce the types of stories that rarely find homes in the glossy pages of magazines.

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Dirtbag Diaries: Embrace This

Dirtbag Diaries: Embrace This

Sep 27, 2010 September 27, 2010

Crank through your week with a new podcast from the Dirtbag Diaries. Show host Fitz Cahall sets the stage: I love bikes. I like riding them through the woods. I like working on them. I even like riding bikes on roads, but I've never been a road… Read More

Tracing the Edge

Tracing the Edge – Episode 9 with Colin Haley

Sep 22, 2010 September 22, 2010

Colin Haley used the Cascades as a springboard onto the world’s hardest-to-reach summits. The range’s fickle weather, arduous approaches and complex glaciers were perfect tests. Summit by summit Haley connected the dots until multi-day outings like Mount Shuksan and Mount Slesse became day trips. Stay tuned for the series… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: Go West

Dirtbag Diaries: Go West

Jul 28, 2010 July 28, 2010

You see, in this world there are two kinds of people, my friend. Those who've never heard of the Dirtbag Diaries, and those who listen. You listen. Here's Fitz Cahall to tell you about the good, the bad and the ugly in today's podcast: "There aren't… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: Dirtbag Resume

Dirtbag Diaries: Dirtbag Resume

Jul 14, 2010 July 14, 2010

I'd like to take this opportunity to remind you of our Patagonia Jobs page. There are some very good opportunities up there right now. Vice President of Global Sales? You know you want it. If so, consider today's Dirtbag Diaries, and the accompanying photo, tips… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: The Accidental Journalist

Dirtbag Diaries: The Accidental Journalist

Jun 23, 2010 June 23, 2010

iPods rejoice! The newest episode of The Dirtbag Diaries has just gone live. Our friend and host, Fitz Cahall, is here once again to set the stage. As a child, Freddie Wilkinson was fascinated by K2 and the adventure narratives from 8,000 meter peaks. It… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: The Pugilist

Dirtbag Diaries: The Pugilist

May 19, 2010 May 19, 2010

Patagonia ambassador Kelly Cordes steps into the ring this week for another round with Fitz Cahall and the Dirtbag Diaries: "Fantasies happen from a safe distance. It's one thing to say you want something, even convince yourself of it. It's… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: The Shorts – Scars

Dirtbag Diaries: The Shorts – Scars

May 7, 2010 May 7, 2010

Happy Mother's Day to all the Patagoniac moms out there. Thank you for all you do. In lieu of organic roses delivered to each of your doorsteps, we present a new Shorts episode of the Dirtbag Diaries for you to enjoy in bed while your offspring prepare… Read More

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