Category Archive: Contributors

Meet Our Newest Ambassador: Brooke Gaynes!

When I set out to found Dirtbag Darling, my goal was to only post relevant, interesting, inspiring articles about women and the great outdoors that would appeal to everyone from beginners to seasoned… Continue reading

Hiking 101: How to Keep Your Dog Safe and Happy on the Trail

There’s nothing better than seeing your dog running up the trail ahead of you, or having them on your board when you go out for a paddle. But—as we were all recently reminded… Continue reading

Surfing 101: How To Get Out Of a Surfing Slump

Surfing is like being in a relationship. There’s an ebb and flow of boardgasmic happy days, and days when you lose motivation to get your hair wet if the conditions aren’t glassy and… Continue reading

DIY Healthy Energy Bar Recipe

I love the energy bars at the supermarket, but they can add up to be expensive, and I don’t like that the second ingredient is often brown rice syrup, which is used as… Continue reading

Girl Gone Wild: Rhea Cortado

I met Rhea during a summer party thrown by Insight at their Venice Beach store last year. I was there with a friend who worked at Surfer, so I figured I’d be listening to… Continue reading

DIY Shell Mobile by The Surftorialist

Rhea Cortado of The Surftorialist is always at the front line of anything and everything beachy—new swimwear labels, the best places to surf, the coolest DIY projects. So I nabbed her for this… Continue reading