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Some wilderness is wilder than others. According to the U.S. Forest Service, “The Bob” has a higher density of grizzly bears than anywhere in the country outside of Alaska. Wolves, mountain lions and other large mammals also call it home—a fact that might put a spring in one’s step while running some of the 1,800+ miles of remote, foot-and stock-only trails. Bob Marshall Wilderness Area, Montana. Photo: Steven Gnam

Measure of Time

By Meaghen Brown   |   Mar 7, 2019 March 7, 2019

For the slo-mo, bug-bitten, exhausted joy of really long runs. Time expands and compresses on long runs. Moments of navigation or extended discomfort can seem endless, while the landscape sifts by like a slow-moving picture. And then suddenly it’s been hours that slipped by without you noticing, except for… Read More

Solutions Series, Part 7: Vote!

Solutions Series, Part 7: Vote!

By Annie Leonard   |   Oct 17, 2014 October 17, 2014

On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, U.S. citizens will vote in the 2014 midterm elections. Patagonia supports candidates who will push hard for clean, renewable energy, restore clean water and air and turn away from risky, carbon-intensive fuels. We support leaders who will act on behalf of the future… Read More

Solutions Series, Part 6: Resist giving in to disillusionment

Solutions Series, Part 6: Resist giving in to disillusionment

By Annie Leonard   |   Oct 13, 2014 October 13, 2014

The 2014 midterm elections are fast approaching in the United States. Patagonia supports candidates who will push hard for clean, renewable energy, restore clean water and air and turn away from risky, carbon-intensive fuels. We support leaders who will act on behalf of the future and the planet. Voting… Read More

Solutions Series, Part 5: Taking Action

Solutions Series, Part 5: Taking Action

By Annie Leonard   |   Jul 17, 2014 July 17, 2014

In my last essay, I talked about an updated vision of environmental changemaking, one that recognizes that many businesses are potential allies in the transformation to a responsible sustainable economy. Not all businesses, mind you, but a good number really do want clean energy, safe products, and decently… Read More

Back to Patagonia – Part 2

Back to Patagonia – Part 2

By Crystal Thornburg-Homcy   |   Oct 27, 2011 October 27, 2011

by Crystal Thornburg-Homcy As I packed my bags for my trip to Patagonia, reminiscing about my last visit over four years ago, I remembered the sudden shift of weather patterns from cold to hot, to snow and even rain. My activities would range from surfing, kayaking, hiking,… Read More

Rios Libres: The Places In Between

Rios Libres: The Places In Between

Apr 1, 2010 April 1, 2010

Team Rios Libres has completed their journey through Patagonia, studying the potential impacts of 5 proposed damns on two of the region's wildest and most healthy rivers. Two of the dams are proposed for the Rio Baker – Chile’s longest and highest-volume wild river. The remaining three dams would be… Read More

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