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Three Things You Need to Know About the North Shore

While the North Shore’s lure is undeniable, there are so many elements to our coastline that some elements can be overlooked. Below, we’ve outlined three key elements to keep in mind before you begin your next trip to the North Shore.

The Surf Doesn’t Have To Be Terrifying

While much of the North Shore’s reputation stems from the undeniably terrifying waves like Pipeline, Sunset and Waimea, what’s often overlooked is the fact that the North Shore is home to a wealth of waves that are accessible to surfers simply looking to have fun. Removed from the seven-mile miracle stand a host of less-than-lethal lineups. You just need to know where to look. Which brings us to our next point...

Let The Guide’s Show You The Way


Country Folk: Meet Tara Michie

In the second installment of Country Folk, our series highlighting the young tastemakers and creatives that call the North Shore home, we talked story with Tara Michie, the lady behind the attractive lifestyle blog, Lady Slider, about the North Shore, her future plans, and what she does when the surf goes flat.

What’s the best thing about living on the North Shore?

For me, there are a lot of things that make the North Shore so special, ya know? But most of all, it’s the pace, the lifestyle, and you can’t beat the waves.

How would you like to see Lady Slider evolve?

In a perfect world, I'd like to see Lady Slider become financially sustainable on its own without compromising any of my creativity.

What other projects are you working on besides Lady Slider?


5 Things You Need to Know About the Big Swell

Here on the North Shore, the impending arrival of the “Big Wednesday” swell that is forecasted to last through the weekend has become the talk of the town. Whether it’s in line at the grocery store or along our famous beach path, the talk of the ferocity of this swell has taken over our sleepy surf town. To ensure that you’re caught up to speed when the first massive sets explode on our reefs, we’ve created this simple list.

The Eddie Will NOT Run