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We Have Work to Do

By Colin McCarthy   |   Dec 27, 2016 December 27, 2016

It’s cold. The snow hasn’t come yet but it’s really, really cold. I’m in my long johns, getting ready for bed, brushing my teeth (and shivering) in the front seat of the borrowed van we drove from California. Saxon and I are talking through the action we attended earlier today,… Read More

Petzl Roctrip

Petzl Roctrip

By Lynn Hill   |   Oct 18, 2007 October 18, 2007

The Petzl RocTrip event in the Red River Gorge this past weekend was certainly “eventful”. This year Petzl joined forces with the RRGCC (Red River Gorge Climbers Coalition) annual fundraiser called, Roctober Fest to help raise money… Read More

Douglas Tompkins 1943–2015

Douglas Tompkins 1943–2015

By Patagonia   |   Dec 9, 2015 December 9, 2015

We are deeply saddened to learn of Doug Tompkins’ death. Doug was a dear mentor to our company and a good friend to many of us here at Patagonia. Our hearts go out to all of his loved ones. Please read this powerful piece, “Douglas Tompkins: A… Read More

Probably Not Riding His Bike This Week

Probably Not Riding His Bike This Week

By Patagonia   |   May 14, 2008 May 14, 2008

Bike to Work Week seems like the perfect time to have another look at how some people feel about the spirit of Bike to Work Week. This video was posted here earlier, under “Keeping Alternative Transportation on the Radar.” This was back in the good-ol’ days when… Read More

Fresh Hatch – The Fly Fish Journal is Here

Fresh Hatch – The Fly Fish Journal is Here

Oct 7, 2009 October 7, 2009

When the fishing’s hot, there’s not much that can standbetween you and the water. But we all know fall weather can be a fickle thing; moreso, even, than those finicky browns that have been spurning everything youtoss all season long. Coldertemperatures, cloudy skies, and an icy driving rain can… Read More

Photo courtesy The Risky Biscuit Hayseed Hoot.

Dear Winter, Please Show Up

By localcrew   |   Dec 8, 2008 December 8, 2008

Just about a month ago, a gentleman named Carson Bennett made this simple statement: “I’m snow hungry.” Patagonia Dealer Services Mgr. Gregor Finke enjoying some of last year’s local treats. The pronouncement opened his essay for the online mountain-news source  NewWest.net. In his essay, Mr. Bennett… Read More

Photo: Tim Davis

At Patagonia

By Jim Little   |   Aug 5, 2009 August 5, 2009

You’ve seen our catalogs, our Web site and perhaps some press about Patagonia. For those of you who have never actually seen Patagonia (and I’m imagining that’s most of our customers and friends), here are some photos from… Read More

Approaching one of the cliffs in Ten Sleep Canyon. Photo: Kelly Cordes

Notes from Ten Sleep

By Kelly Cordes   |   Jul 29, 2011 July 29, 2011

In contrast to the mountains of Chamonix, but in a similar vein of easy access, I recently headed north to a beautiful spot in Wyoming called Ten Sleep. I took a few notes: • The official name is Ten Sleep. I thought my illiterate friends who pronounce… Read More

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