The Cleanest Line
Molly Baker

Molly Baker

With nearly ten years of running wild (and usually late) through the world as a professional skier, Molly has always been interested in how people interact and survive in the world that is man-made and thrive in the world that is not. She lived in her truck, while finishing a degree in Berkeley, in a barn on a blueberry farm in Washington, a tiny house that traveled throughout the Pacific Northwest and an Austrian mountain hut that was built in 1100 A.D., before finally moving to a house (gasp) in Ventura, California and buying her first toaster (sigh). Molly Baker is a writer and editor at Patagonia.

Articles

Most trees in Japanese public spaces are highly manicured from the beginning of their life to craft a distinct aesthetic, like this intricate pine entanglement in the Yamagata Prefecture. Honshu, Japan. Photo: Garrett Grove

Treeline: The Film

Jan 29, 2019 January 29, 2019

When we move through the forest in winter, we’re often left wonderstruck by snow-shrouded trees bent and morphed from years of wear in silent solitude. Their depth of character becomes evident as we weave ourselves into their lives and ecosystems. But we often tell our stories and not theirs. Our… Read More

Photo: Andrew Burr

The Brave Women of Bosnia

Sep 26, 2018 September 26, 2018

Activism and the feminine spirit unite to save Europe’s last wild rivers. Mornings in Fojnica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, bring a harmony of Franciscan monastery bells and the broadcast of Fajr prayer, the valley draped in fog and wood smoke. As the fog lifts, hills speckled with the first yellows of fall appear, sloping… Read More

Photo: Graeme Owsianski

Home with Marie-France Roy

Nov 18, 2016 November 18, 2016

“This planet is so powerful and diverse, but also fragile. I felt that building a smaller home, out of as many local, natural and recycled resources as possible, would be a wonderful way for me to remain more connected and grounded.”—Marie-France Roy You can tell a lot… Read More