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Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: Roll the Dice

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: Roll the Dice

By Fitz Cahall   |   Feb 5, 2016 February 5, 2016

“We started the trip without much of a purpose,” writes Fil Corbitt. “We wanted to be pushed around. Wanted to find something we didn’t know we were looking for. We wanted to take some small chance and see where we landed. And see which… Read More

Cochamó

Cochamó

By Patrick “Patch” Wilson   |   Jan 25, 2016 January 25, 2016

In early 2014, I spent some time exploring the coastline around southern Chile looking for waves and generally just checking out a place that I had always wanted to visit. I ended up heading as far south as Chiloe which is the first island on the coast of where… Read More

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

By Patagonia   |   Dec 24, 2015 December 24, 2015

Every year, we look back on the year that was—and every year, we’re deeply thankful for your support of our mission and your willingness to stand for nature in all its fullness and beauty. May the peace and joy of the holiday season be with you and… 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

Photo: Kyle Sparks

Strong Families Build Strong Businesses

By Dean Carter   |   Mar 8, 2016 March 8, 2016

In the United States, up to 35 percent of working women who give birth never return to their jobs. Meanwhile, the cost of replacing employees can range from 35 to 200 percent of a worker’s salary, depending on seniority. If this seems like a shocking economic inefficiency, consider that American… Read More

To Those Who Loved Doug

To Those Who Loved Doug

By Rick Ridgeway   |   Dec 15, 2015 December 15, 2015

In the days since our friend and mentor Doug Tompkins lost his life in a kayaking incident, we have experienced an outpouring of condolences from thousands of people around the world. The sense of loss from people who never knew Doug, but did know his work, is palpable. A… Read More

Douglas Tompkins 1943–2015

Douglas Tompkins 1943–2015

By Patagonia   |   Dec 9, 2015 December 9, 2015

We are deeply saddened to learn of Doug Tompkins’ death. Doug was a dear mentor to our company and a good friend to many of us here at Patagonia. Our hearts go out to all of his loved ones. Please read this powerful piece, “Douglas Tompkins: A… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: Tales of Terror Vol. 6

Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: Tales of Terror Vol. 6

By Fitz Cahall   |   Oct 30, 2015 October 30, 2015

Phantasmal footsteps, strange silhouettes, inexplicable movements and unaccountable sounds. In our sixth annual Tales of Terror, Bix Firer, Lorraine Campbell and Kealan Sojack share three stories of ‘What the *&@! was that’? A dream? Or an indication that, perhaps, we are not… Read More

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