The Cleanest Line

Month: August 2007

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Hole in the Ground Gets Some Love

Hole in the Ground Gets Some Love

Aug 17, 2007 August 17, 2007

This just in from some of the folks in our Reno Distribution Center. These people like to ride, which is why they pitch in every year to make sure one of their favorite trails stays in good shape. On Tuesday August 8/7, eight Patagonia employees from Reno worked on… Read More

From Oceans to the Arctic Refuge

From Oceans to the Arctic Refuge

Aug 15, 2007 August 15, 2007

The time has come for Patagonia to shift its environmental activism focus from Oceans as Wilderness to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The goal of our new campaign is to help secure permanent protection for the Coastal Plain of the Arctic Refuge through designation as Wilderness. To… Read More

Our Deepest Condolences

Our Deepest Condolences

Aug 14, 2007 August 14, 2007

It is with great sadness that we learned recently of the death of a true friend of the climbing community. Pete Absolon of the National Outdoor Leadership School passed away this weekend in a climbing accident in the Wind River Range of Wyoming. It's hard to find the right… Read More

The Dirtbag Award, Part Deux

The Dirtbag Award, Part Deux

Aug 14, 2007 August 14, 2007

On June 15th, we announced the winners of this year’s two Dirtbag Grants. One went to Rachel Babkirk and Lucia Robinson, for their "Down for the Down and Out" trip to climb, camp and collect used gear to distribute to the homeless. The second award went to Australian… Read More

Bouldering Excursion to Redcliff

Bouldering Excursion to Redcliff

By Lynn Hill   |   Aug 10, 2007 August 10, 2007

by Lynn Hill Despite intermittent rain, the bouldering excursion to Redcliff was fun and well worth the trip. This collection of boulders is located about twenty-minutes west of Vail in a fairy-tale like setting amongst pine and aspen trees. I went with my friend, Jay Droeger, and his Hungarian… Read More

Unsustainably Organic

Unsustainably Organic

Aug 9, 2007 August 9, 2007

I made a big mistake. It involves garlic. Buying organic is good, right? I tend to think so, especially when my guilt-free organic garlic is now only $0.25 more expensive than its non-certified shelf-mates over at the local eco-chic shop n’ strut. I’m a sucker for getting my values… Read More

Palo Alto Grand Opening Grant Winner

Palo Alto Grand Opening Grant Winner

Aug 9, 2007 August 9, 2007

We recently told you about the opening of our new Palo Alto store and how they were having an online vote to see which local enviro group would receive a $5,000 grant to commemorate the opening. Well, the votes are in, all 30,000+ of them, and… Read More

Beyond and Back: Your Backyard

Beyond and Back: Your Backyard

By Jeff Johnson   |   Aug 7, 2007 August 7, 2007

by Jeff Johnson Sometimes you forget about your own backyard. While passing through Ventura the other day I had heard about a building south swell. So I hooked up with Patagonia Surf ambassadors Mary Osborne and Chris Malloy and headed south. We ended up posting up… Read More

One California Day

One California Day

Aug 6, 2007 August 6, 2007

There’s a new surf movie on tour to help us get through the flat days (so far) of summer. One California Day features many of the left-coast’s finest surfers including Chris, Keith and Dan Malloy, and Patagonia Cardiff store manager Devon Howard. The Surfer’s Journal subscribers can get… Read More

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