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Month: April 2012

Gerry Lopez Australia Tour Webisode 1

Gerry Lopez Australia Tour Webisode 1

By Patagonia Australia   |   Apr 30, 2012 April 30, 2012

If you missed the Patagonia Gerry Lopez Surf Is Where You Find It Australian Tour, don’t fear! Due to high demand we have produced a three-part webisode series of the tour. Watch Part 1… Read More

Above: Donini high above the glacier in Northern Chilean Patagonia. Photo: Kelly Cordes

An Outing with Donini: Puzzles (Part Three)

Apr 27, 2012 April 27, 2012

Puzzles When we stood there, scoping the face with binoculars and discussing possibilities, somehow I thought of Jim’s story about why he got into the military some 45 years prior. He was a teenager driving on the turnpike in PA – near Philly, where he grew up – and… Read More

[Above: Portrait of Ben Moon in SE Portland, Oregon. Photo: Ryan McDonald]

An Interview with Photographer Ben Moon

By Emily Nuchols   |   Apr 26, 2012 April 26, 2012

Chances are if you’ve perused the Patagonia website or catalog, you’ve caught sight of a few of Ben Moon’s images. From surfing and climbing to capturing the music scene, the self-taught Moon took the photography scene by storm more than a decade ago. Moon’s work… Read More

Putting Water Back

Putting Water Back

By Eric Unmacht   |   Apr 23, 2012 April 23, 2012

Patagonia’s Our Common Waters campaign isn’t only about demolishing dams. The impact of a dam on rivers and ecosystems lingers well past their expiration date, so removing them is still necessary in many cases. But that’s the work of remedying our past mistakes. The… Read More

Discussions of Influence

Discussions of Influence

By Kelly Cordes   |   Apr 20, 2012 April 20, 2012

Dave Graham wasn’t holding back at the Outlook. For those who don’t know, Graham is one of the best rock climbers to come along in the last decade. We were guests on a live on-stage radio show, by ClimbTalk, at the Outlook… Read More

Above: Me putting the new Patagonia approach shoes to the ultimate test, walking up a rappel line. All photos: Arnaud Petit

Heroes – Part Two

By Brittany Griffith   |   Apr 18, 2012 April 18, 2012

[Catch up with Heroes – Part One] We were in Manzanares el Real for less than an hour when a keen local showed up, in the middle of a Wednesday afternoon, driving 45 minutes to meet us and show us around. Which was great and very… Read More

Above: Fletcher Chouinard on a virgin right-hander. Photo: Michael Kew

Coral Refuge, Ocean Deep – An Excerpt from “Crossings”

By Michael Kew   |   Apr 16, 2012 April 16, 2012

  From “Coral Refuge, Ocean Deep,” Chapter 8 WOULD THEY DO IT IN PARIS? It’s the second T-shirt I’ve seen today that poses this question, a lingering sting of animosity toward France’s three decades of nuclear testing in L’Archipel. France ignored a 1973 World Court request to stop the practice,… Read More

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