For these Afghan women, climbing in Yosemite is a connection to home.
Hard alpinism in the Cordillera Huayhuash endures as the climate changes the routes.
A life of full of great climbs with friends.
TM Herbert helped put up the first ascent of the Muir Wall in 1965. His son followed in his footsteps 55 years later.
One family sets the pace at a historic refuge near Chamonix, France.
Elder Wilson Wewa tells the creation story of Animal Village. Tara Kerzhner and Len Necefer consider how these stories can reshape stewardship.
An ode to Raúl Revilla Quiroz, one of the fathers of Mexican rock climbing.
A conversation between Lor Sabourin and Madaleine Sorkin.
Charlie Fowler was a world-class alpinist; what did he find out in Colorado’s Wild, Wild West climbing area that kept him coming back?
On an intergenerational new routing trip in the Sierra, Tad McCrea asks, What if your best adventure is the one you’re already on?
As we make a transition to renewable sources of energy, let’s not renew the same old mistakes.
Lessons from a close one in Alaska.
When they urged climbers to stop using their best-selling product in 1972, Tom Frost and Yvon Chouinard laid the foundation for Patagonia’s work today.
Fifty years ago, Yvon Chouinard, Tom Frost and Doug Robinson set down an ethic for climbing that emphasized restraint and respect for the rock. In 2022, it’s needed more than ever.
Cydney Knapp and her husband, Bartek, knew they wanted to raise their kids to love the outdoors, so they learned how to navigate change and embraced the chaos.
Behind the film They/Them.
Rolling Stone called him “the real Indiana Jones.” His new memoir reveals why our friend Rick has always been a great deal more.
Discovering that climbing is for them.
Finding the intersection of identity, stewardship and rock climbing.
Not totally relating to some forms of climate activism, Josh Wharton found his own way to contribute.
On designing our women’s climbing pants.
Reflecting on risk and partnership in Pakistan.
Recreation in the Alabama Hills is surging at an unsustainable pace. But some people are working to ensure that it doesn’t get loved to death.
Remembering the climber and conservationist.
6,000 words about dressing for alpine climbing you didn’t know you needed to know.
Back to the Wind River Range.
Reflecting on a lifetime of climbing, and the risks and rewards that come with it.
Eric Bissell captured his first published image with Patagonia on a climbing trip to establish a new route on Mount Ololokwe.
A climber remembers her first experience with theunexpected on Thalay Sagar.
Eliza Earle, Austin Siadak, Drew Smith on the 2019 fall climbing season in Yosemite.
Alex Megos tells the story of his Bibliographie.
A climber takes a road trip to Bishop and Las Vegas, and breaks down the narrative of who travels and who climbs.
Last November, Fitz Caldwell (age 6) finished his first multipitch climb, Sunnyside Bench in Yosemite National Park. He did it with his dad, Tommy.
A Sierra trip with good light and only one case of altitude sickness.
Rolando Garibotti looks back at a lifetime spent in Patagonia and forward to the generation following in his footsteps.
Tommy Caldwell's first trip to Patagonia