The Cleanest Line The Cleanest Line

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This Cryptomeria corridor near the Togakushi Shrine in Nagano Prefecture pulls tree-seeking crowds from Tokyo to walk through towering Japanese red-cedar, pay their respects to nature and ask for the protection of something in their lives. Honshu, Japan. Photo: Garrett Grove
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Best Job Ever

Best Job Ever

Mar 23, 2007 March 23, 2007

This just in… From: M.CHOUINARD Subject: Surf 3-4ft hot and glassy Go now 245pm Guess it’s time to get the weekend started. Before you leave work, or shut down your computer, please take action on behalf of Yellowstone Grizzly Bears. Have a… Read More

Product Testing – Capilene Comparison

Product Testing – Capilene Comparison

Mar 23, 2007 March 23, 2007

We test our gear on a variety of levels. Our athletes and ambassadors are responsible for putting the latest designs and fabrics through the paces before we’ll add a new product to our lineup. But just because something reaches our shelves doesn’t mean testing is over. Once a new item… Read More

Money Shot

Money Shot

Mar 22, 2007 March 22, 2007

Man oh man, look who made the cover of FORTUNE Magazine. Keep an eye out for the April 2 issue at a newsstand near you, or save a tree and read the article online. [With thanks to CNNMoney.com, FORTUNE and author… Read More

Bumming in Eastern Oregon

Bumming in Eastern Oregon

Mar 21, 2007 March 21, 2007

We got this field report from Laura Cooper, a Virginian living in Oregon. I really liked her story, writing and dedication to the outdoors – she’s an ESL teacher who spends most of her time backpacking, skiing and reading, as well as birding, paddling, and taking pictures.Thanks for the great… Read More

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Don’t Forget About Genetic Engineering

Don’t Forget About Genetic Engineering

Mar 20, 2007 March 20, 2007

Back in ’01-’02, well before Oceans as Wilderness, our environmental focus was on genetic engineering. While there were some victories associated with that campaign, the issue has not gone away. The following action alert came from one of our environmental grantees in California. Hopefully, more states will follow… Read More

I Will Catch a Wave Every Day, Even in My Mind

I Will Catch a Wave Every Day, Even in My Mind

Mar 17, 2007 March 17, 2007

This past Monday evening surfing great Shaun Tomson gave a slideshow presentation to a packed house at our Ventura retail store, Great Pacific Iron Works. Brett from the GPIW staff sent over some pictures from the event and a short writeup (more photos after the jump). Patagonia… Read More

Steve House Fjallgöngumaður

Steve House Fjallgöngumaður

Mar 16, 2007 March 16, 2007

While in Iceland, Patagonia ambassador Steve House appeared on the primetime news/talk show Kastljós. He was interviewed by Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir about his 2005 ascent of Nanga Parbat’s Rupal Face with partner Vince Anderson. If you’re familiar with the story of the climb you won’t learn much from… Read More

If You Liked the Movie: Join the Walk

If You Liked the Movie: Join the Walk

Mar 15, 2007 March 15, 2007

Just got word from a tipster in the edit department about an opportunity for Patagoniacs in the Northeast to affect the climate change discussion. Sorry for the late notice on this one. I’m sure you can join up with the walk at any point. Action Now on Global Warming:… Read More

Photo: Andy Mitchell

The De-fence of Patagonia

By Andy Mitchell   |   Mar 15, 2007 March 15, 2007

Patagonia’s environmental commitment extends to its extensive support of the Conservacion Patagonica program. Each year, employees have the opportunity to participate in one of three separate service trips designed to tackle the mountainous work required to transform retired ranches into a stunning new national park. This report comes to us from… Read More

Scraps to Shoes – The DIY

Scraps to Shoes – The DIY

Mar 14, 2007 March 14, 2007

If you’ve spent any time browsing our new Footwear line you probably came across a funky little number called the DIY. Do It Yourself shoes are part craft project, part recycling effort and part moccasin for the masses. They’re made from leather scraps left on the floor of our… Read More

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