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Ethan and G-Pop

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Oct 26, 2018 October 26, 2018

“I have a pretty young grandfather, but he was starting to get old and knew he had one or two more big expeditions in him,” says Ethan Roebuck. “He wanted to put together a big trip, because he’s getting older, but also because I’m getting older, these are skills that… Read More

Illustration: Walker Cahall

Over the Line

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Nov 13, 2017 November 13, 2017

“It’s like the Iditarod with a chance of drowning,” says Jake Beatty, one of the organizers of a bizarre, crazy race called the Race to Alaska. The course traces 750 miles of Alaska’s Inside Passage through complicated currents and tides, busy shipping channels and bear-ridden coastlines from… Read More

Illustration: Walker Cahall

Winnebago Warriors

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Sep 5, 2017 September 5, 2017

“When we were living in a house, we were always compromising because we had the weight of a mortgage, of doing what we thought we should be doing,” remembers Kathy Holcombe. Until the day she, her husband Peter and their daughter Abby moved into a Winnebago to travel and work… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: Flying Deep

Dirtbag Diaries: Flying Deep

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Jan 7, 2015 January 7, 2015

By Fitz & Becca Cahall There comes a stage in a great athlete’s career when the pursuit of technical difficulty takes a back seat. It gives way to simplicity, an aesthetic and possibly to an iconic style that leaves an impression on a sport. Will… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: Unseen But Felt

Dirtbag Diaries: Unseen But Felt

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Nov 30, 2010 November 30, 2010

Host Fitz Cahall throws caution to the wind in today's beautifully narrated episode of The Dirtbag Diaries. This last fall, Becca and I embarked on a trip of a lifetime. We began on foot in Sequoia National Park and hiked north through Yosemite. Along the way, we… Read More

Fun Divided By Three

Fun Divided By Three

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Dec 8, 2009 December 8, 2009

The Dirtbag Diaries is on the air. Host Fitz Cahall introduces today's podcast: As outdoor types, we love rating systems. We'll rate anything. Rapids. Climbs. Ski runs. Now, we've gone and tried to rate the unrateable — fun. Fun divided by three — it's this concept… Read More