Fitz Cahall founded The Dirtbag Diaries in 2007 as a vehicle for sharing his love of story and the outdoors. He’s happiest organizing words on a computer screen after a long weekend rumbling around the Cascades. REI Member since 1997.
I was 20 years old, driving my friend’s beat-up van north on California Highway 41. The speedometer stopped working the night before, but that was no reason for...
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