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Winters of My Life, Howard Weamer

Winters of My Life, Howard Weamer

By Old School   |   Aug 24, 2010 August 24, 2010

I first met Howard Weamer back in 1977 when a couple of friends and I decided to ski into the Ostrander Hut in Yosemite. Sporting rented wooden 210 cm skis, low-cut Alfa boots and Tonkin Cane ski poles, we waxed up the skis, loaded up our… 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

Out in the Woods

Out in the Woods

Dec 10, 2009 December 10, 2009

It's easy to think the life of a sponsored athlete is one full of jet-set luxury and hedonistic indulgence. But we try to do things a little differently here, and our athletes are no exception. There's a reason we call them "ambassadors," after all. Yes, we look to them… Read More

Waves and Winter

Waves and Winter

Sep 23, 2009 September 23, 2009

“Our thoughts often go to the deepest, fluffiest powder days when we watch the tops of breaking waves get blown back to sea by a strong offshore breeze. Maybe the wind reminds us of Old Man Winter's legendary howl and roar. Or perhaps surfing among these… Read More

Skiing Pico de Orizaba

Skiing Pico de Orizaba

Aug 25, 2009 August 25, 2009

Many of the crew here at Patagonia del norte (aka, Not many people go to Mexico for the skiing, but that is exactly what we did on a month long rock-climbing and skiing road trip south of the border. The main objective for the trip was to climb and ski… Read More

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