Vissla’s Cosmic Creek Glows Bright in the June Gloom – After 21 years, Dana Point’s annual Salt Creek tradition is as Cosmic as Ever

The Cosmic Creek has a strict pre-1990 single and twinnies only policy and this was the war chest of weird boards for the contestants to choose from.

For some strange reason, these conditions were making single-fins in the 6′ range very popular with the contestants. 1982 or 2019, the Cosmic Creek is a time warp.

Dana Point’s annual Cosmic Creek, now 21 years old, is a surf festival disguised as a surf contest.

Chances are you’ve experienced that deflating feeling of showing up to the beach for a surf after slogging through the work week only to see contest scaffolding towering over your local break.

This circus usually brings a full parking lot with it, where you find no shortage of stickered-up boards and wave-hungry competitors, less interested in sharing contest-adjacent peaks than they are in racking up a maximum pre-heat wave count.

At first glance from the hill above Salt Creek, the site looked like it was beamed down, through the June gloom, from a psychedelic alternate universe.

Read more here: Surfer Mag

Vissla’s Cosmic Creek Glows Bright in the June Gloom   After 21 years, Dana Points annual Salt Creek tradition is as Cosmic as Ever surf photo  Vissla’s Cosmic Creek Glows Bright in the June Gloom   After 21 years, Dana Points annual Salt Creek tradition is as Cosmic as Ever surf photo  Vissla’s Cosmic Creek Glows Bright in the June Gloom   After 21 years, Dana Points annual Salt Creek tradition is as Cosmic as Ever surf photo

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