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Surfing Trestles

Listed under Surfing in US West Coast, United States.

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Trestles is about two miles of beach breaks along a long slow bay. It's got lefts and long rights and it feels fantastic to surf. The swell comes in from several different directions and the waves just come one after another. Unlike most of California it's not tatted up with lots of showing off and gross commercial advertising and branding, yeah it's still California, but one of the best bits.

You can also see some of the worlds best surfers get their moves on and the waves can be quite challenging. If you're a surf purist (or you want to be like me) you will love Trestles, you can sit out on your board and wait for the big one, it's like zen for surfers. It'll take you about 20 mins to get back out once you've ridden in, but that's part of the experience as well.

Written by  Lucky McDowell.

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