The Cleanest Line

Month: April 2008

Breakin’ the Law – Practicing Illegal Recycling

Breakin’ the Law – Practicing Illegal Recycling

Apr 30, 2008 April 30, 2008

It's with a heavy heart that we discovered something about ourselves this morning. The realization was a simple one: we're a bunch of lawbreaking crooks. Activist supporters? Sure. Guilty as charged. But criminals? We have no doubt supported a number of activists whose direct-action approach has landed them in… Read More

Footprint Chronicles Features 5 New Products

Footprint Chronicles Features 5 New Products

Apr 28, 2008 April 28, 2008

Feedback" links available within The Footprint Chronicles. If you’ve yet to see it, The Footprint Chronicles is one example of our commitment to Leading an Examined Life. It’s an interactive mini-site that allows you to track the impact of several Patagonia products from design through delivery.* We launched… Read More

The Earth Throne

The Earth Throne

Apr 25, 2008 April 25, 2008

Fitz Cahall taps SNEWS Live podcaster James Mills on the shoulder for today's episode of The Dirtbag Diaries, which features Patagonia ambassador Timmy O'Neill and his brother Sean. From Fitz: What defines you? Is it your past? How you look? I doubt it. Read More

Photos from the North Face of Mount Alberta

Photos from the North Face of Mount Alberta

By Steve House   |   Apr 24, 2008 April 24, 2008

In March I went up to the Canadian Rockies, one of my favorite mountain ranges, and spent a few weeks doing some winter climbing. What was most exciting about this season was that there was so much climbing activity. Lots of locals doing lots of cool new routes and new… Read More

Up with Down

Up with Down

Apr 23, 2008 April 23, 2008

Because the best down comes from mature geese and because the Eastern Europeans prefer older and larger geese, the best down tends to come from Eastern Europe. The down is harvested and then separated into different grades depending on the quality of down. Hit the jump for more… Read More

Givin’ the Love with Missouri River Relief

Givin’ the Love with Missouri River Relief

Apr 22, 2008 April 22, 2008

Happy Earth Day everyone! For us there’s no better way to blog on this day than by highlighting a group of passionate activists making a difference in their neck of the woods, or in this case, their stretch of the river. A while back, Patagonia employee Charlotte Overby spent her… Read More

Disc Golf at Lake Casitas

Disc Golf at Lake Casitas

Apr 20, 2008 April 20, 2008

At the tail end of winter, a trio of friends — Chipper Bro, DK and Free — spent a pleasant morning playing disc golf at Lake Casitas, near Ojai, California. The dirtbag equivalent to ball golf, disc golf (also called Frisbee® golf) is typically… Read More

Lakey Peterson Reports From Australia

Lakey Peterson Reports From Australia

Apr 17, 2008 April 17, 2008

It’s never too soon to learn the tradition of story telling. Today we bring you the words of Santa Barbara super-grom, and FCD Surfboards team rider, 13-year-old Lakey Peterson.  Right now I’m traveling through Australia, surfing with my mom and dad. We started in Noosa, where there was… Read More

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