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The Dirtbag Diaries

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The Hourglass

“By midweek, I can’t focus on my duties at work, and spend most of my time on Summitpost and Mountain Project,” writes Niki Yoblonski. “There are so many things in the world I want to see–so many mountains to climb, things to discover. I have to get out of there.” Yet, inevitably, Sunday evening has her praying for the trailhead, a burger and a soft bed. Niki’s theory on achieving the work-outdoor life balance? Just turn the hourglass.


700

Clay Shank’s had an ambitious goal to find a new way of life and his unlikely method: skateboarding 700-miles through the state of California, hiking the 210-mile John Muir Trail, climbing Mt. Whitney and Half Dome while capturing a video portrait of the people living in California.





The Modern Dirtbag

Join Matt Van Biene for a day in Yosemite’s Camp 4 as he talks to climbers of all different ages, nationalities and backgrounds. Is dirtbagging dead or alive? What does the modern dirtbag look like? Well, you decide.


Two Wheels to Anywhere

Graeme Lee Rowlands decided that he would make the 1000-mile trip on a bicycle that he would build himself. He didn’t know anything about building a bike, nor had he ever ridden more than 40-miles in a day. But he was determined.



The Threshold Moment

There are moments in our lives that shape who we are and how we look at the world. These thresholds can alter the course of your life & open doors that you never knew existed.