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Above: Patagonia 2015. Photo: Mikey Schaefer

The Vida Patagonia

By Rolando Garibotti   |   Jan 18, 2016 January 18, 2016

Rolo and a handful of stoked Patagonia ambassadors and friends will be sharing images and stories of their adventures throughout the Patagonia climbing season. Follow along at patagonia.com/vidapatagonia. If you’re planning to make a climbing trip to the area, tag your photos with… Read More

In Memoriam: Kei Taniguchi and Kenshi Imai

In Memoriam: Kei Taniguchi and Kenshi Imai

By Patagonia Japan   |   Dec 22, 2015 December 22, 2015

It is with heavy hearts that we share news of the passing of two Patagonia climbing ambassadors, Kei Taniguchi and Kenshi Imai, in two separate incidents. Kei Taniguchi passed away on December 22 at Mount Kurodake in Hokkaido, Japan. Our deepest condolences and best wishes go out to… Read More

Above: A year of obsession and planning results in getting here and seeing this. On the road to El Chaltén, Argentina. Patagonia. Photo: Matthew Van Biene

Unraveling

By Austin Siadak   |   Jan 12, 2016 January 12, 2016

The pig squeals and groans in protest as I wrestle it back onto my sweaty body. I groan even louder. Seventy pounds of ropes, cams, pins, beaks, portaledges, tents, food, fuel and everything else for a month-long big-wall expedition bulge from my haul bag, digging deep into my spine. Read More

Above: Awe and reverence. Arriving after the thousand-mile approach. Zion Canyon, Utah. All photos: Tim Rogers

Lines in the Sand

By Tim Rogers   |   Sep 14, 2015 September 14, 2015

It’s right in front of me now, directly in my face. For weeks it had been little more than a vague concept we kept alive solely by reassurance and persistence, every day moving forward, every day pedaling closer to our fate, waiting to discover if it looked anything like… Read More

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