The Cleanest Line

Month: December 2010

Two Major Climbing Grant Deadlines this Friday

Two Major Climbing Grant Deadlines this Friday

Dec 29, 2010 December 29, 2010

What could be better than getting your climbing trip paid for? Uh, pretty much nothing. At the basic level, that’s what the climbing grants do – and applications for two major grants, the Lyman Spitzer Cutting Edge Award and the McNeill-Nott Award, are due this… Read More

Fighting Forty (pt. 3) – Waking up puking

Fighting Forty (pt. 3) – Waking up puking

Dec 22, 2010 December 22, 2010

Today we've got Part 3 in Kelly Cordes' series about the bout of injuries he's experienced this past year (here's the links to check out part 1 and 2). His most recent setback, a severely torn shoulder, happened shortly before his scheduled departure for a climbing… Read More

Picture Story: Little Peruvian Men

Picture Story: Little Peruvian Men

Dec 15, 2010 December 15, 2010

Another in our informal series of posts for the more visually oriented. Today's is from Kelly C, who's still on the mend after last week's shoulder surgery. Earlier picture stories can be found here (1, 2). – Ed Jim Earl crests the north… Read More

Cayesh: The Calling

Cayesh: The Calling

Dec 14, 2010 December 14, 2010

In 2005, Marko Prezelj and I planned an expedition to the (still) unclimbed north wall of Kalanka, a formidable 21,000 foot peak in the Indian Himalaya. With three weeks to go, the bureaucrats who hold the key to that fine mountain threw up one final hurdle, a… Read More

Product Testing – New R1 & R2 at the top of Colorado

Product Testing – New R1 & R2 at the top of Colorado

By Old School   |   Dec 13, 2010 December 13, 2010

We test our gear on a variety of levels. Our Athletes & 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 a… Read More

The Hover Board

The Hover Board

Dec 10, 2010 December 10, 2010

We posted some pictures on Flickr a few weeks back of a surfboard that Stru built during some of his off hours. We got such a reaction to the pics that we decided a Q&A with Dr. Read More

Photos: Peter Briggs/Venture Photography

Deck the Halls with Girls and Dirtbags

Dec 8, 2010 December 8, 2010

Fred Beckey and Yvon Chouinard share a photo op with some of the amazing women who make this company tick, Patagonia Christmas Party 2010. Many thanks to Patagonia’s own Mike Simpson and his band, Dr. M, for rocking (and I mean rocking) the dance floor. Big hugs to… Read More

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