Some good ones I’m going to keep in the van for now are Be Of Good Mind: Essays on the Coast Salish by Bruce Granville Miller (UBC Press, 2011) and The Encyclopedia of Surfing by Matt Warshaw (2005).
Being new to the coast, one of the first things we did was learn about the hazards of living in a geologically unstable area and prepare for the worst (my partner a little more serious than myself).
If you have an internet connection, then why not brush up (if you’re a kook, or just new to surfing) on etiquette and other things you might need to get used to your local break?
Behind me on this small stretch of the Pacific Marine Highway cars filled with a variety of loggers while other locals passed on their way up to either Port Renfrew or the all-too-many job sites nearby.
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