The Cleanest Line

John Wallin

A former Patagonia employee, John Wallin now works for the Conservation Lands Foundation as their Senior Vice President for Programs. Previously, as founding director of the Nevada Wilderness Project, John helped change the conservation landscape in that state by spearheading campaigns for wilderness and national conservation area protection for more than 3 million acres. He currently lives in Durango, Colorado with his wife Carrie and their daughter Meja.


Above: Camping along the Marsh Fork of the Canning River, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. All photos by Ron Hunter.

Innovation and Wilderness

Sep 5, 2014 September 5, 2014

I started selling fleece for Patagonia in 1993, and for six years I worked in Washington D.C., Bozeman and Reno in various customer service functions. I had a blast, learned a ton about product and people and made a network of friends who are as important to me as… Read More