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Beyond and Back: SAVAGE

By Jeff Johnson   |   Jul 22, 2008 July 22, 2008

Scott Parry climbing “Steppin Out” 5.10d, Yosemite Valley. Photo: Jeff Johnson Phew … I’m back! Finally. Got back a couple months ago after being out of the country for half a year. Long story, too long. I’ll get to that later. You know how it is when… Read More

Yvon Chouinard: Return to the Outdoors

Yvon Chouinard: Return to the Outdoors

By Patagonia   |   Jun 16, 2008 June 16, 2008

I love this video of YC. It shows him in his element — fly fishing and rock climbing at a secret spot in Argentina — and contains words of wisdom like, “[Fly fishing] is not about catching fish, it’s all about adapting yourself to where you’re worthy of catching a… Read More

Base Camp, Buckskin Glacier, Alaska (c. Matt Helliker)

There’s a Moose Loose Aboot This Hoose

By Patagonia   |   May 30, 2008 May 30, 2008

We found this e-mail from one of our European climbing ambassadors, Matt Helliker, in our inbox recently. Matt writes: Sorry for the group email, but I’m not long off the mountain and just wanted to give some info, on the Alaska trip. Myself along with Jon Bracey have climbed… Read More

The Earth Throne

The Earth Throne

By The Dirtbag Diaries   |   Apr 25, 2008 April 25, 2008

Fitz Cahall taps SNEWS Live podcaster James Mills on the shoulder for today’s episode of The Dirtbag Diaries, which features Patagonia ambassador Timmy O’Neill and his brother Sean. From Fitz: What defines you? Is it your past?… Read More

Vince following the first pitch on the upper headwall, the seventh belayed pitch of the route. This pitch had a bit of loose rock on it, but protected well with a good crack on the climber's left. I discovered an old anchor mid-way up this pitch. Later I discovered this anchor was put in by Barry Blanchard when he made the third ascent of the Lowe-Glidden route in the early ‘90s. Barry had led partway up, discovered he was too far right of his intended route and rapped back down to the belay.

Photos from the North Face of Mount Alberta

By Steve House   |   Apr 24, 2008 April 24, 2008

In March I went up to the Canadian Rockies, one of my favorite mountain ranges, and spent a few weeks doing some winter climbing. What was most exciting about this season was that there was so much climbing activity. Lots of locals doing lots of cool new routes and new… Read More

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