What's Become of the Nautical Ladder?

The Biggest Threat to Conservation and Point Break Perfection in Baja Dissolves into Wind and Dust.

Updated: May 5, 2009, 5:20 PM ET
By Kimball Taylor | ESPN

Even as the surf environmental movement celebrates the momentary protection of Southern California's Trestles, most are unaware of the near miss the entire Baja Peninsula experienced with a far more devastating proposal. Think of the fabled Dana Point Harbor destruction of Killer's in 1966, a loss that continues to resonate in surf lore, and then repeat that event many times over. For most of the past decade—the right hand hooks and sand wedges of Baja, world class surf and a wilderness ...

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