The Cleanest Line

Month: November 2009

Product Testing – Dressing Right for a Windy Hike

Product Testing – Dressing Right for a Windy Hike

By Old School   |   Nov 25, 2009 November 25, 2009

We test our gear on a variety of levels. Our athletes and ambassadors are responsible for putting the latest designs and fabrics through the paces before we'll add a new product to our lineup. But just because something reaches our shelves doesn't mean testing is over. Once… Read More

Breakin’ Mama’s China

Breakin’ Mama’s China

By Craig Holloway   |   Nov 24, 2009 November 24, 2009

The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run through Colorado’s San Juan Mountains starts and finishes in the mountain town of Silverton, and has a total elevation gain of 33,000 feet. I’d met my friend Roch Horton at Grouse Gulch, the 42-mile mark, intending to pace him as far… Read More

Growing Organic Fibers

Growing Organic Fibers

Nov 23, 2009 November 23, 2009

As a founding member of Organic Exchange (OE), a nonprofit dedicated to expanding the production and use of organically grown fibers, Patagonia recently attended their annual conference and board meeting in Seattle. At the meeting, OE members – which include companies like Nike, GAP, Nordstrom,… Read More

It’s the Freakin’ Weekend

It’s the Freakin’ Weekend

By Sonnie Trotter   |   Nov 20, 2009 November 20, 2009

The rain has come back today, this time it looks as though it might never leave. Dark and dreary. We did however have a relatively nice week in general. Climbing was good all day yesterday, and we had a couple of beauties two days before that. [Editor's note: Today's… Read More

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