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Surf Hunters on California's Lost Coast
The location of the most sublime wilderness surf break on California's Lost Coast is classified info among local surfers. Catch a glimpse of the secret beaches. 
Photograph by Corey Rich

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First day, first session: I dropped in a little deep on this one, so I'm staying low to hold my balance. I'm keeping my eye on the clean, green wall ahead—a race track just waiting for me to ride it. I was surprised by how juicy these waves were. Each wave was like a slingshot propelling me forward over the breaking sections.
—Contributing Editor Dan Duane

The waves were phenomenal the first day, and then turned off completely for the following two. Incidentally, my best photos came from the first two hours of shooting on this trip. As a photographer, it was just another lesson not to take good conditions for granted.
—Contributing Photographer Corey Rich

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Camera: Canon 5D
Flash Card: SanDisk Extreme III 2.0 gb
Lens: Canon 300mm, f/2.8
Speed and F-Stop: 1/750 @ f/2.8
Time of Day: 5:30 p.m.

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