Category Archives: Acid Beach

South Coast Beaches: The Seven Sisters

Story & Photos by John Vonderlin email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June, I like to make up names to designate various places and features I encounter in my explorations. Usually it’s a form of shorthand I can use when discussing matters … Continue reading

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Officially A Mystery: Who Was Monty Parker? Larry Fitterer and John Vonderlin

Officially A Mystery: Who Was Monty Parker? Larry Fitterer and John Vonderlin are seeking the identity of “Monty Parker,” whose name, birth & date of death appear on a post at secluded “AMB” Beach on the South Coast. Hi June, … Continue reading

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Acid Beach and Beyond

Hi June, I’ve made two successful trips to Acid Beach in the last week. Both were dangerous and exciting, but extremely rewarding. I need some time to organize the stories, but I thought I should share a related item to … Continue reading

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Hi John. Larry Fitterer here. I was FLOORED to read your

Hi John, journal entry at Pescadero Memories regarding your attempts to access Acid Beach.  I am very familiar with The Notch, Acid Beach, Trefiret Beach, and AMB’s beach having been to all four, and the latter three on many, many … Continue reading

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"Third Time's The Charm: Back to Acid Beach" Story by John Vonderlin

“Third Time’s The Charm: Back to Acid Beach” Story & photos by John Vonderlin email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) (Photo: John’s spectacular goal, Warm Water Lagoon.) Hi June, I’m not sure if “Failure is a Necessity” or “Failure is not an Option,” … Continue reading

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