The Cleanest Line

Month: November 2007

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Dirtbag Fitness

Dirtbag Fitness

Nov 15, 2007 November 15, 2007

What is "fitness," exactly? Trainers, elite athletes, and the polished exercise-club crowd have one idea. It involves things like resting heart rate, VO2 Max, reps-per-minute, lactate thresholds . . . lots of numbers. The “fitness” they’re talking about can be measured, quantified, and presumably, understood once the right numbers have… Read More

Protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Nov 14, 2007 November 14, 2007

If you receive Patagonia email alerts – or as I like to call them "e-nugs" (sign-up today, you won’t regret it) – your Inbox is more than likely housing our latest email encouraging action on behalf of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Back… Read More

Take a Last Look

Take a Last Look

Nov 13, 2007 November 13, 2007

Rare to see YC holding a fish out of water for even a second but this 26 pound Zolotaya River chromer required closer inspection. This Russian beauty had been caught on the nearby Rynda two summers ago and blue-tagged to identify it as a product of Rynda waters — proof… Read More

Keeping Alternative Transportation on the Radar

Keeping Alternative Transportation on the Radar

Nov 12, 2007 November 12, 2007

In case you’ve been missing it, Democrat-sponsored Clean Energy legislation is up for a vote soon. Late Thursday night, word came down that Congressional leaders are considering dropping the mandates for clean energy alternatives. It’s a matter of days before the votes are cast, so time is running out to… Read More

Two Weeks in Chile with ForestEthics

Two Weeks in Chile with ForestEthics

By Jim Little   |   Nov 8, 2007 November 8, 2007

Back in January, Patagonia paid me to go to Chile for two weeks to volunteer with ForestEthics, a North American-based environmental group working to preserve and protect native forest. My name is Jim Little. I’m an editor here at Patagonia, and one of 21 employees last year… Read More

Yosemite Trip

Yosemite Trip

By Lynn Hill   |   Nov 6, 2007 November 6, 2007

by Lynn Hill I just arrived home from a brief but pleasant trip to Yosemite Valley, where I was invited to give a presentation at the AMGA (American Mountain Guides Association) annual meeting. The fall colors were splendid and the climbing temperatures ideal. It was a coming home of… Read More

Your Thoughts on The Footprint Chronicles

Your Thoughts on The Footprint Chronicles

Nov 5, 2007 November 5, 2007

0ur Footprint Chronicles were intended to ignite conversation every bit as much as corporate introspection. And the comments are starting to roll in. Below, you’ll find some intriguing thoughts from among the very first responses we received to the Footprint Chronicles. In the interest of helping… Read More

Early Season Ice

Early Season Ice

By Zoe Hart   |   Nov 2, 2007 November 2, 2007

The fall begins to bring grey weather, and we endorphin junkies and fresh-air addicts begin to get itchy. Trapped indoors as the rock gets desperately cold on the finger tips, the sun begins to hibernate, and there is not enough snow to strap toys to our feet. So we… Read More

Getting There: A Journey Toward Greener Driving

Getting There: A Journey Toward Greener Driving

Nov 1, 2007 November 1, 2007

[Ed note:  This is the first of a three-part post from former Patagonia employee Matt Hunt. Matt was kind enough to share the details of his conversion of a Toyota Land Cruiser using Patagonia’s alternative transportation incentive plan. Read on for an inside look at one man’s eco-fueled automotive quest.]… Read More

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