The Cleanest Line

Month: May 2007

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A Hand Up

A Hand Up

May 7, 2007 May 7, 2007

Jim from the edit department recounts a day of volunteer work with Habitat for Humanity. Employees from Patagonia headquarters in Ventura, swapped their flip flops for work boots on Friday, April 27, to swing hammers and fling paint at a Habitat for Humanity project in nearby Port… Read More

What Do You Want in a Wader?

What Do You Want in a Wader?

May 4, 2007 May 4, 2007

Attention fly fishers: Steve Stracqualursi, fly fishing product line director for Patagonia, is looking for feedback to help make our already-awesome waders even better. Visit his weblog WayUpStream and let him know what you’re looking for. [With thanks to The Trout Underground]   … Read More

NPR Segment on Patagonia

NPR Segment on Patagonia

May 3, 2007 May 3, 2007

Have a look/listen at a segment from today’s Morning Edition on how businesses are trying to reduce their impact on global warming: California Company Works to Cut, Adapt to Warming And for what it’s worth, I’ve never been fortunate enough to see a mouse scurry across… Read More

Inspiring Solutions Across the Pond

Inspiring Solutions Across the Pond

May 3, 2007 May 3, 2007

Several years ago I ran across the howies site. I felt they had a similar vibe, a focus on the environment and sports but with a stronger focus on cycling than we did, so I got hooked. I wrote to see if I could place an overseas… Read More

Freestylin’ with Bro

Freestylin’ with Bro

May 2, 2007 May 2, 2007

You’ve heard of the dude. But unless you’ve visited Patagonia HQ, taken a Surfclass in Ventura or happen to be a freestyle Frisbee player, chances are you haven’t heard of the bro. I’m talking about Chipper "Bro" Bell, the voice of Patagonia and 11-time… Read More

A Thousand Words

A Thousand Words

By Fitz Cahall   |   May 1, 2007 May 1, 2007

We just got word from Fitz Cahall that the newest episode of The Dirtbag Diaries is now live. In this special episode Fitz adds photographs to his podcast to help tell the story of adventure photographer Corey Rich and his unique… Read More

The Big Open

The Big Open

May 1, 2007 May 1, 2007

If you live in the Reno area or happen to be there on May 17, please join Rick Ridgeway for this special event at the Patagonia Service Center. Those not in the area can read about Rick’s journey in his book The Big Open: On Foot Across… Read More

Inventory’s Done

Inventory’s Done

May 1, 2007 May 1, 2007

Our coworkers in Reno have completed their inventory count. Orders are once again shipping. Thanks for your patience. [Via Famous Don of the Month; with thanks to Timo]… Read More