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Skiing Alpha’s Ivory Shoulder

Skiing Alpha’s Ivory Shoulder

Nov 18, 2010 November 18, 2010

Days of big powder, multiple laps, burning legs (and full-on treeside safety meetings) will soon be here. 'Til those show up, we're trying to tide ourselves over with a few quick hits here an there to keep the spark lit. Patagonia skiing ambassador JD Hare is kindly helping… Read More

Above: Heather, John and Lily Sterling. Photo: Sterling Family Archive

Morning People

By Heather Sterling   |   Dec 23, 2014 December 23, 2014

It’s early morning and our pre-dawn bedroom is see-your-breath freezing. But I’m curled up with my daughter Lily, snug in our cozy nest of blankets. I’m in that happy place between dreaming and waking. A habitual late-riser, I relish long, lazy mornings. I love adventure, I just prefer to… Read More

You Know What They Say About the Weather

You Know What They Say About the Weather

By Beau Fredlund   |   Jan 9, 2015 January 9, 2015

I’m sitting in a bar with Doug Chabot, director of the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center. The man has more enthusiasm for snow science, alpine climbing and general life than about anyone I know. And the best part: it’s infectious. We are both a couple beers deep… Read More

Skiing Patagonia, Saving Patagonia – Chile needs energy, but is damming its wildest rivers a price worth paying?

Skiing Patagonia, Saving Patagonia – Chile needs energy, but is damming its wildest rivers a price worth paying?

By Ember Photo   |   May 26, 2011 May 26, 2011

It was ten years ago when we first pedaled over an obscure pass alongside South America's second largest lake and caught our first glimpse of Chilean Patagonia's wild and wonderful Rio Baker (Baker River) watershed. Never before had we encountered such a vast and ecologically diverse corner of the… Read More

Out in the Woods

Out in the Woods

Dec 10, 2009 December 10, 2009

It's easy to think the life of a sponsored athlete is one full of jet-set luxury and hedonistic indulgence. But we try to do things a little differently here, and our athletes are no exception. There's a reason we call them "ambassadors," after all. Yes, we look to them… Read More

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