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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

Riding Frozen Oceans

Riding Frozen Oceans

By greenewsurfer   |   Sep 22, 2011 September 22, 2011

The Patagonia ambassador team is pleased to share today's interview with one of their newest members, snowboarder Forrest Shearer. Forrest joins fellow riders Ryland Bell, Josh Dirksen and Taro Tamai in the lineup. Raised as a surfer at the famed Dana Point,… Read More

Solitaire: World Premiere in Denver, Sept. 15

Solitaire: World Premiere in Denver, Sept. 15

By Nick Waggoner   |   Sep 13, 2011 September 13, 2011

Cleanest Line readers have been joining Sweetgrass Productions on their journey to produce their most ambitious film to date, Solitaire through their series “On the Road With Solitaire.” The movie opens this week, September 15th, at Denver’s Gothic Theatre. Watch the trailer… Read More

Waves and Winter

Waves and Winter

Sep 23, 2009 September 23, 2009

“Our thoughts often go to the deepest, fluffiest powder days when we watch the tops of breaking waves get blown back to sea by a strong offshore breeze. Maybe the wind reminds us of Old Man Winter's legendary howl and roar. Or perhaps surfing among these… Read More

Light Lunch

Light Lunch

Mar 12, 2007 March 12, 2007

While parts of the West have been enjoying some of the best snow in decades, Winter ’06-’07 in the Sierra has been among the worst many can remember. Recent storms close to our Patagonia Distribution Center here in Reno have been a balm to our wounded winter spirits, but we’re… Read More

Above: Burton team rider Terje Haakonsen on the descent. Photo: Aimee Lyn Brown

The Fifth Annual Dirksen Derby Supporting Tyler Eklund

By Aimee Lyn Brown   |   Dec 19, 2011 December 19, 2011

Right about the time contest organizer and Patagonia snowboard ambassador Josh Dirksen yelled go, professional snowboarder Scotty Whitlake fell over laughing, legend Terje Haakosen cracked a smile and 28 shreds of all ages and genders grabbed splitboards and took off running uphill in shitty snow… Read More

Arne Backstrom Revelstoke Tribute

Arne Backstrom Revelstoke Tribute

By Kasey   |   Jan 10, 2011 January 10, 2011

[Arne Backstrom Revelstoke Tribute. Video: Subaru Freeskiing World Tour.] The Subaru World Freeskiing Tour put together a nice tribute video for our late friend and ambassador Arne Backstrom. The video was released in conjunction with this week’s Revelstoke leg of the… Read More

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