The Cleanest Line

Month: July 2009

Twenty-four Hours of Horseshoe Hell Comes Again

Twenty-four Hours of Horseshoe Hell Comes Again

Jul 31, 2009 July 31, 2009

The Cleanest Line is pleased to share this announcement from our friend Andy Chasteen, organizer of a now-famous (and soon-to-be infamous) crusher of a climbing comp held down in a little corner of Arkansas: September 25-27, 2009 marks the 4th-annual 24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell endurance climbing event… Read More

Meditating. Lydia in Baddha Padmasana on a granite boulder by the Stawamus River. Photo: Sonnie Trotter

On Yoga

By Lydia Zamorano   |   Jul 30, 2009 July 30, 2009

I don’t know when it started for me, but somehow, over the last ten years, yoga as a practice has melted into everything I do, as a continuous flow. My favorite translation of the Sanskrit word Yoga implies that everything is already united. The practice part is learning how… Read More

Backyard Adventures: The Sawtooth Traverse

Backyard Adventures: The Sawtooth Traverse

By Steve Graepel   |   Jul 29, 2009 July 29, 2009

Central Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountain Range offer a stellar backyard for Steve Graepel’s adventures. A Boise resident, he wedges his endurance training around family and a full-time job. His Backyard Adventure gives us a glimpse at a beautiful section of country to be included in one of his… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries Shorts: Knees and Weather Permitting

Dirtbag Diaries Shorts: Knees and Weather Permitting

Jul 28, 2009 July 28, 2009

Host Fitz Cahall introduces today's Dirtbag Diaries Short before hitting the road for a well-deserved summer break: Some of us were lucky enough to hoist a bulging pack onto our shoulders, stumble into the mountains and return changed at a young age. Some of us heard the… Read More

The Blessed Inconvenience of Abundance

The Blessed Inconvenience of Abundance

By localcrew   |   Jul 24, 2009 July 24, 2009

Have you ever tried to grow zucchini? I haven’t. I’m ayoungest child, and a fortunate side effect of that is a tendency to learn fromothers’ mistakes. I would watch my siblings get in trouble for something and makea mental note of what not to do. That’s why I’ve shied… Read More

The Retail Life

The Retail Life

By Craig Holloway   |   Jul 23, 2009 July 23, 2009

Before I came to work at Patagonia, I was employed for many years with an outdoor retailer in Evanston, Illinois. It’s the customers I remember best. There were Gary and Sally, who would drop by to talk about their yearly rafting trip to Montana. Alan liked to hand me… Read More

Fastpacking the Pacific Crest Trail

Fastpacking the Pacific Crest Trail

Jul 22, 2009 July 22, 2009

Patagonia Customer Service Rep, Adam Bradley, aka “krudmeister,” aka“El Monstro” has been taking some time off this summer to do a little hikingalong the Pacific Crest Trail. Before he left, we’d asked himif he wouldn’t mind sending updates. His reply: “Well, I guess, but I don’t… Read More

Photo: Jeremy Koreski

Backyard Adventures: On Lone Cone

By Malcolm Johnson   |   Jul 21, 2009 July 21, 2009

A few weeks ago some of the folks from the California office cruised up to our part of the coast. Glen Morden, one of Patagonia’s product designers, is a transplanted Canadian, so he was piloting the minivan as they rolled across the Island and into town. They showed up on… Read More

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