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Dirtbag Diaries: Seeds

Dirtbag Diaries: Seeds

Sep 18, 2009 September 18, 2009

After spending the summer gathering new stories and making an appearance in the Tin Shed, Fitz Cahall is back for another season of The Dirtbag Diaries. Here's Fitz with today's episode: It was a tough summer in the climbing community. We lost heroes, friends,… Read More

[Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll practicing what his fellow Pataognia Climbing Ambassdor Nicolas Favresse calls

Big Wall Free Climbing on Baffin Island

By Nico Favresse   |   Sep 15, 2009 September 15, 2009

Patagonia Rock Climbing Ambassadors Nicolas Favresse and Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll recently returned from a month of superlative success on Baffin Island’s numerous remote and wild granite walls. We were thrilled to receive Nico’s letter (below) and have been spending… Read More

Twenty-four Hours of Horseshoe Hell Comes Again

Twenty-four Hours of Horseshoe Hell Comes Again

Jul 31, 2009 July 31, 2009

The Cleanest Line is pleased to share this announcement from our friend Andy Chasteen, organizer of a now-famous (and soon-to-be infamous) crusher of a climbing comp held down in a little corner of Arkansas: September 25-27, 2009 marks the 4th-annual 24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell endurance climbing event… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: The Dreamers

Dirtbag Diaries: The Dreamers

Jun 19, 2009 June 19, 2009

It's Friday, and the Dirtbag Diaries are here to help you celebrate solstice with some sonic storytelling. Show host Fitz Cahall has the beta on today's episode: “I had convinced myself at that point that my goal was so important it was worth dying for,” says alpine… Read More