The Pacific Northwest is a veritable goldmine of waves. Lucky for those willing to find them, there are too many brave enough to find them. The water is cold, the hikes are long, and the skunkings are often. There no place quite like it—there are only two things that allow a surfer to score consistently the PNW, and that’s experience or knowing someone with experience. Most people with experience, though, are a little cagey about sharing it with anyone. Timmy Reyes has been searching for cold water waves for over a decade now, and he’s found his stride. Reyes, along with Jake Kelly, found themselves in a very cold paradise.