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Patagonia just released "Never Town," a full-length surf film serving as a reminder that even the most beautiful and pristine places on Earth are at risk of exploitation. Narrated by Dave Rastovich and Wayne Lynch, the two calmly call to action between surf segments. "There's only so long you can sit ...
In short: The Grade VII Down Parka is the pinnacle of garments crafted for use in the harshest alpine environments. The belay parka's design and construction create one of the warmest and well-made belay jackets I've worn. When combining the Patagonia Hybrid Sleeping Bag with the parka, the Grade ...

Changes are coming to Patagonia Public Schools this fall that district leaders hope will boost student success. ... Right now, Patagonia High School students take the same seven core and elective classes every day and have an advisory period when they can work on homework or get extra help, ...
When Yvon Chouinard was in his 20s he spent more than six months of each year criss-crossing North America and the Alps climbing mountains with his friends and living on about 50 cents a day. He caught squirrels for food and sometimes had to hide from park rangers when he stayed longer than his ...
The reported style muse of Kanye West's YEEZY collection, Shia LeBeouf was spotted arriving at Jimmy Kimmel Live on in Los Angeles, rocking one of Patagonia's most timeless fleece tops. Shia paired the Synchilla Snap-T Fleece Pullover with a hooded sweatshirt layered underneath, as well as cutoff ...

Patagonia is known for its well-made, eco-friendly clothes, but the company rarely holds big sales. In fact, Patagonia only offers these types of deals three times a year. Whether you're shopping for lightweight jackets, tees, and gear for your springtime adventures or you're looking to stock up on heavier jackets and hats for ...
Before Patagonia started making hyper-ethical outdoors clothing, Yvon Chouinard and his compatriots crafted innovative climbing hardware out of a shop in Ventura, California. Now the apparel maker has released a new line of workwear made from a fabric named after the iron forge that was once used to ...
Patagonia wants to put the brakes on a bumper sticker-maker allegedly using the outdoor brand's famous mountain logo.The eco-minded brand at the end of March filed a trademark infringement lawsuit in California federal court against Wyoming-based TGT Inc., accusing the company of producing a ...
In the months leading up to our meeting, Chouinard and Patagonia had seen a few disasters. The Thomas wildfire, the largest in California history, torched the hills around the company's Ventura headquarters. Five employees lost their homes, and then came the mudslides. All of which took place while ...
From breakfast cereal to smoked salmon, the outdoor gear retailer is on a quest to redesign the global food production system. In 2012, outdoor apparel giant Patagonia entered the food business. It launched an offshoot company called Patagonia Provisions that sells a range of healthy, ethically sourced, ...
Besides being incredibly warm and durable for both the city and country, hiking- and camping-inflected clothes are still having a little fashion moment. Today would be a good time to stock up, as a slew of puffer vests, anoraks, fleece pullovers, and the ever-statusy Snap-Ts are on sale -- lots for half off.
Ever since Patagonia signed on as the guest designer in September 2017, committee by committee, The Fashion Show has been influenced by Patagonia, their brand image and the values they hold. It was as if Patagonia's green thumb touched The Fashion Show and spread across like a wave of green ...
One of the more controversial Patagonia campaigns of days gone past was its “Fuelish” shirt that featured a gas pump that, instead of a nozzle at the end of the hose, had a handgun. I've long been a fan of the shirts and have owned two. When these were lost in the recent Thomas Fire that burned down our ...
Jacob Perry, founder of Patagonia Bee Products in Fayetteville, is one busy bee. When he isn't on the road, spreading the gospel of single-origin honey to nonbelievers, he's keeping track of online orders, or helping chicken plant workers earn their General Educational Development diplomas, or teaching ...
... the council also reappointed Concepcion Bracamonte as town magistrate and Mary Helen Maley as judge pro tempore, or a fill-in judge, from April 28 of this year to April 28, 2022. John Kendall, a philanthropist who has donated to the Patagonia library, youth center, Montessori school, opera house and ...
Yes, Kanye has been seen wearing Patagonia's Grade VII parka...while leaving his office in temperate Calabasas, California (where, at the time of publication, it was 63 degrees) ... Now, most of us will never need the Patagonia Grade VII parka (unless you happen to live in areas that regularly go sub-zero).

"Enjoy the wind," Hayden Kennedy told me with a wry smile before my first trip to Argentine Patagonia three years ago. I'll never forget that knowing, just-wait-and-see look he had earned on big routes and first ascents in the range. Today, in the Torre Valley, I think of Hayden's smile and I shake my head ...
Tessa Byars, an employee at Patagonia, can see her 2-year-old daughter Lila playing in the yard from her office window. She doesn't work from home. Rather, Byars is using a rare perk among American companies: workplace childcare services. “It's incredible,” said Byars, who is a spokeswoman for the ...
Since then, Patagonia has only intensified its efforts. Incited by Trump's agenda, the company has upped its commitment to environmental activism, making an unprecedented bet on corporate social responsibility. This has served not only to energize product innovation and marketing but to grow the ...
Mr. Tompkins died at 72 in December 2015, after a kayaking accident in Patagonia. Months before, Tompkins Conservation, an umbrella group of conservation initiatives the couple directed, proposed a deal to the Chilean government: It would donate more than one million acres of their preserved and ...
Patagonia is known for its well-made, eco-friendly clothes, but the company rarely holds big sales. In fact, Patagonia only offers these types of deals three times a year. Whether you're looking to stock up on fleeces, jackets, and hats for the remainder of winter, or you plan to hold on to them for next season, ...
Drawing inspiration from the iconic Patagonia Regulator Fleece, the R1 TechFace Hoody manages to be a lot more than a hooded version of that classic design. With a lightweight double-weave fabric and an articulated pattern, the Patagonia R1 TechFace Hoody is designed to be warm, ...
The two-credit class, Extreme Leadership, offers treks to either the Andes or Patagonia, and are designed to bring classroom learning to a new level, says Even-Tov, who joined the Andes trek. “In class, you learn and simulate different situations,” he said. “But the outdoor experience allows you to apply ...
'We felt absolutely free. We didn't plan anything in advance.' This video displays the humbling beauty of Patagonia in a fast-paced edit. “Together” is not your typical travel film. When a crew of photographers and filmmakers departed for the famed region in South America, they had no route, no goal, ...
In order to make room for arrivals, Patagonia is having a huge sale on past-season items that you won't want to miss. Now through April 17, you can save up to 50% on outdoor gear and apparel for men, women, and kids. Patagonia is known for its well-made, eco-friendly clothes, but the company ...
Dozens of instruments donated to a Welsh charity are en route to Argentina to help children learn to play music. The Patagonia Instrument Project began in 2016, a year after the BBC National Orchestra for Wales (NOW) visited the Welsh-speaking community. Percussionist Chris Stock said he was ...
Its new project, Patagonia Action Works, is a 'dating site' to connect environmental protection groups and wannabe activists. You've really got to hand it to Patagonia. Somehow, this major outdoor gear retailer has managed to maintain ethical production and environmental standards that far exceed those of ...
That's where Patagonia's “ironclad guarantee” comes into play: “We guarantee everything we make. If you are not satisfied with one of our products at the time you receive it, or if one of our products does not perform to your satisfaction, return it to the store you bought it from or to Patagonia for a repair, ...
After fording a rib-deep and bone-cracking cold river whose current could have easily swept away a person much bigger than I am, I took stock of my surroundings. My companions and I were sodden and soggy, huddled against slanting hail on the banks of the Jeinimeni River in Patagonia. Miserable?
Patagonia has long been at the forefront of environmental activism, even going so far as to donate 1 percent of its total annual sales to grassroots groups that create positive change for the planet. Now, in light of current climate and corresponding political concerns, the outdoor mega-retailer is taking its ...
Patagonia is giving customers a new and convenient way to take part in environmental activism. The outdoor clothing company has launched Patagonia Action Works, a digital platform that informs people of local activism opportunities in the categories of land, water, climate, communities, and biodiversity, ...
“If we could connect our community, friends, and customers directly with local groups working on issues they are passionate about, suddenly these organizations would have the capacity to achieve even more,” says Lisa Pike Sheehy, vice president of environmental activism at Patagonia, in a statement.
This week the Chilean government unveiled five new national parks in Patagonia and the expansion of three others, creating a 17-park route stretching down the southern half of Chile to Cape Horn. The victory for conservation is largely thanks to the work of US clothing entrepreneurs Kristine McDivitt ...
Maybe I'd watched Wild with Reese Witherspoon too many times, but there I found myself frantically filling sandwich bags with powdered mash in preparation for one of my slightly stupider ideas – a seven-day solo female hiking adventure in Patagonia. I had notions of completing the Q circuit in Torres del ...
Each day, it starts filled with garments that have been returned to Patagonia and salvaged. Some have stains, others have broken zippers or rips and tears. But, one by one, people can go in and select one item to take home. The Worn Wear employees will help you diagnose what's wrong with it and how to ...
Nestled in the heart of Chile's Torres del Paine National Park is Cascada Expediciones' EcoCamp Patagonia, a luxury resort that goes green with glamping. Opened in 2001, EcoCamp comprises a collection of geodesic domes that run on renewable energy and are designed for minimal landscape impact.
Leach does not represent Patagonia in the Arizona Legislature, but was still able to challenge the town's truck ordinance under a state law passed in 2016 that lets the legislature withhold funds from counties, cities and towns that implement or enforce ordinances that don't conform to state regulations.
WASHINGTON (Jan. 11, 2018) – Today the Public Lands Council launched a new campaign to support rural communities and raise awareness of critical facts in the national monuments debate. The move responds to the profit-driven marketing efforts of multinational retail corporation Patagonia, which ...
A large truck veers into the left lane when turning from Taylor onto McKeown Avenue in Patagonia, the designated truck route for reaching Harshaw Road. Town Attorney Michael Massee included this image in his letter to the Arizona Attorney General's Office to argue that it's reasonable for Patagonia to ...
WASHINGTON — For the second time in as many months, the House Committee on Natural Resources has taken a public swing at Patagonia. This time it's after the outdoor retailer turned down an invitation to testify before the legislative body about its opposition to the Trump administration's efforts to ...
I certainly get out for a quick after work hike far more often than I make it to the skin track, which is why I'm excited about the new Nine Trails packs from Patagonia. Released today, the line features six different men's and women's packs ranging from 14 liters to 36 liters. I've spent the past few months testing ...
Patagonia is not messing around in its fight to save Utah's Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, in the largest reversal of national monument protections in U.S. history. Not only did the company turn its website into a battlefront declaring “The President Stole ...
Last week, an official government account attacked outdoor-apparel company Patagonia on Twitter. The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources (@NatResources) tweeted an image saying that the popular outdoor-apparel company just wants to sell “more products to wealthy elitist urban dwellers ...
"The President Stole Your Land." That was the message, in stark white letters against a black background, that replaced the usual bright-colored images of puffy jackets and backpacks on the outdoor retailer Patagonia's website last month. "In an illegal move," the text continued, "the president just reduced ...
Afters years of witnessing climbers opt for yoga pants and boardshorts in the climbing gym and on temperate days, Patagonia is expanding its line of climbing apparel to include the Fina Rock Crops and Hampi Rock Pants for women, and the Terrabonne Shorts for men. While Patagonia has been including ...
Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune Utah Republican Rep. Rob Bishop is chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, which stirred up an ethics debate when its official Twitter account was used to disparage a private company — Patagonia — that declined an invitation to speak before the ...
HANOVER TWP. — Adidas, a multinational corporation that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories, and Patagonia, an American outdoor clothing company, will occupy the two buildings under construction next to online pet supply retailer Chewy.com, according to county documents.
When a band of backpackers and fellow ex-pats met by chance in Buenos Aires, Argentina, they decided to go all-in on distilling a new spirit that embodies the rugged beauty of Patagonia. This mountainous region shared by Chile and Argentina would not only be the spiritual inspiration, but the garden for ...
Not one to mince words, the Patagonia founder tells GOP “We have little hope that you are working in good faith with this invitation [to testify]. ... It's a war that has been raging since the beginning of 2017, when Patagonia announced its boycott of the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, following Utah's ...


 

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