The Cleanest Line

Month: May 2010

Up North

Up North

May 28, 2010 May 28, 2010

Today's post comes from Patagonia surf ambassador Keith Malloy. Hopefully it'll inspire you to seek out some waves and wildlife over the long weekend. [Photo: www.burkardphoto.com] "We had a great trip up to the northwest this spring," said Keith. "Good weather and consistent swell gave… Read More

Sunrise Lefts

Sunrise Lefts

May 27, 2010 May 27, 2010

Cyrus Sutton just posted this video of one of his dawn patrols in Chile. He and his girl sharing lefts with nobody else out for a full 45 minutes. Guest appearance by Patagonia R3 wetsuit. Read More

Beyond and Back: 180° South Tour

Beyond and Back: 180° South Tour

By Jeff Johnson   |   May 24, 2010 May 24, 2010

Around the turn of the century Chris Malloy and I stumbled across a forgotten film called Mountain of Storms and it had a great impact on our lives.  After six years of dreaming and scheming up our own adventure, then four years of non-stop hard work, now… Read More

From Seed to Shot

From Seed to Shot

May 21, 2010 May 21, 2010

I never used to like coffee; it was too bitter. I could only drink it diluted (with milk) and sweetened (with sugar). But two years ago a couple of colleagues at Patagonia turned me into an aficionado. Betsy introduced me to the simple pleasures of the beverage. “Coffee should… Read More

The Year of the Great Magnet

The Year of the Great Magnet

By Stephan Drake   |   May 20, 2010 May 20, 2010

27 miles outside of Haines, Alaska. I am sitting in a lawn chair perched outside our rental house. I am wearing surf trunks and sunning my pasty white chest after a long winter season. There are smooth river rocks beneath my bare feet. The white strips… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: The Pugilist

Dirtbag Diaries: The Pugilist

By Fitz Cahall   |   May 19, 2010 May 19, 2010

Patagonia ambassador Kelly Cordes steps into the ring this week for another round with Fitz Cahall and the Dirtbag Diaries: "Fantasies happen from a safe distance. It's one thing to say you want something, even convince yourself of it. It's another… Read More

Will Obama Dam Salmon to Extinction?

Will Obama Dam Salmon to Extinction?

May 18, 2010 May 18, 2010

In the midst of rightful concern over the plight of the Gulf, consuming conversations about the latest Supreme Court nominee, and the daily soap opera that has become our economy it's easy to become overwhelmed. Information fatigue is real; each of us can only care so much, and… Read More

The Hoot’s Back, Boys N’ Berries! Listen This Saturday

The Hoot’s Back, Boys N’ Berries! Listen This Saturday

May 14, 2010 May 14, 2010

Long-time TCL readers were more than bummed to hear about the end of The Risky Biscuit Hayseed Hoot back in November of 2009. Few radio shows out there serve up the good vibes and fun-loving themes quite like the show's free-heeling, brew sipping, mountain loving host, Don Darue. A perennial… Read More

Why We Support Grassroots Activists

Why We Support Grassroots Activists

By Enviro editor   |   May 13, 2010 May 13, 2010

Two small grassroots organizations that Patagonia supports have hit the news recently for their work on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sank after a fire on April 22. Afterwards, John Amos, a geologist and founder of SkyTruth, went to work. Using the skill… Read More

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