The Cleanest Line

Month: February 2009

Ride for the Wild

Ride for the Wild

By Ryan Applegate   |   Feb 27, 2009 February 27, 2009

Today’s post is from Ryan Applegate, assistant manager of our Dillon, Montana, store. Last summer Ryan took two months off work to pedal his bike 2,300 miles from Yukon’s Watson Lake to Yellowstone National Park. But Ryan’s trip was more than a summer bike tour. Working with the… Read More

Into the Dark

Into the Dark

By Fitz Cahall   |   Feb 26, 2009 February 26, 2009

Dirtbag Diaries host Fitz Cahall sets the stage for today's poignant podcast: "Climbing — this one act saves me," says Portland rock climber Bob Grunau. Throughout his life, Grunau has struggled with the lingering clouds of depression. Until he discovered climbing, the only way to weather the… Read More

Spring Cleaning for The Tin Shed

Spring Cleaning for The Tin Shed

Feb 25, 2009 February 25, 2009

Howdy friends and neighbors! It's time to step back into the Tin Shed for a whole new round of goodness. Spring greening means time for cleaning, and our crew has gone to town on the Tin Shed. We've dusted off, tuned up, and styled… Read More

Green Grunt

Green Grunt

Feb 24, 2009 February 24, 2009

With everyone from Oprah to Vanity Fair advocating that we "go green," it looks like green has become the new black. And often, the Green Gurus say that sustainability is quick, easy, and profitable. If that were true, wouldn't it have… Read More

Alpine Light?

Alpine Light?

By Kate Rutherford   |   Feb 23, 2009 February 23, 2009

Fresh off her and Mikey Schaefer's new route on Guillaumet, Kate Rutherford writes again from Patagonia about her attempt on the Chouinard classic, the California Route. [Kate Rutherford starts up the California Route, Fitz Roy, Patagonia, Argentina. Photo: © Mikey Schaefer]  A few years… Read More

Mule Deer and Underpasses

Mule Deer and Underpasses

Feb 20, 2009 February 20, 2009

As part of our Freedom to Roam campaign, we’re interested in Corridors that Work, wildways that help animals migrate or travel between protected areas. Recently, we heard about a series of underpasses built on Highway 30 in western Wyoming. This part of Wyoming is home to about 100,000… Read More

Resoling Now Available for Patagonia Footwear

Resoling Now Available for Patagonia Footwear

By Kasey   |   Feb 18, 2009 February 18, 2009

[Updated July 2012] I can't tell you how long I've had the same pair of Birkenstocks. They've been resoled so many times now the purchase date eludes me. My point? Resoling works. And that's why I'm stoked to share the news that Patagonia Footwear, through a… Read More

Turtle Patrol

Turtle Patrol

By Lindsey Jensen   |   Feb 17, 2009 February 17, 2009

Today’s post is from Dealer Service Representative Lindsey Jensen, who is on a two-month hiatus from her desk at our Reno Distribution Center for an environmental internship in Los Pargos, Costa Rica, with Sea Turtles Forever. The group works on behalf of five endangered marine… Read More

Bhutan: The Coronation of a New King

Bhutan: The Coronation of a New King

Feb 16, 2009 February 16, 2009

This post came to us courtesy of Patagonia Pro, Matt Holmes. Matt is the president of adventure travel company Boundless Journeys, which specializes in active and unique small group adventures to hidden corners of our world. While the majority of Americans were marinating in their own historic… Read More

Testing the Waters

Testing the Waters

By Jim Little   |   Feb 12, 2009 February 12, 2009

Several years ago, Patagonia email marketing coordinator Steve Wages saw this photograph of two anglers with a big catch of steelhead trout from the Ventura River. The shot was taken in the 1920s. Those were the glory days, when each year upwards of 5,000 steelies would leave the Pacific… Read More

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