The Cleanest Line

Some stories to get you out there.

On The Brink

Best job in the world?

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Earth Day Goes Digital

As the world grapples with the effects of the pandemic, climate activists continue to fight for our future.

Lisset Fun
7 minuti di lettura
What Do the Winds Bring?

After surviving calamity in British Columbia’s Coast Mountains, a few skiers return to COVID-19.

Kieran Brownie
10 minuti di lettura
What Comes Next

Rolando Garibotti looks back at a lifetime spent in Patagonia and forward to the generation following in his footsteps.

Rolando Garibotti
4 minuti di lettura
Exactly Where You Are Supposed To Be

Tommy Caldwell's first trip to Patagonia

Tommy Caldwell
3 minuti di lettura
SOLO

Colin Haley on the experience of soloing the Supercanaleta

Colin Haley
4 minuti di lettura
Six Years Seven Summits

Kate Rutherford Remembers the North Pillar of Fitz Roy

Kate Rutherford
3 minuti di lettura
It’s All Home Water: Steelhead Green

Photo Essay: Waiting for the Wild on Oregon’s North Coast

Steve Duda
2 minuti di lettura
  • Why the Clean Water Act Means So Much

    Prince Shakur / Activism

    Half joking and half serious, she’d say to us while smiling at our laughter, “You go into that water and you come out with another arm!”

    Photo: Peter Essick / Aurora Photos / Alamy
District 15

Justice for the most polluted neighborhood in Los Angeles.

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Earth Day Goes Digital

As the world grapples with the effects of the pandemic, climate activists continue to fight for our future.

Lisset Fun
7 minuti di lettura
Gardening Corals before They Are Gone

With oceans getting warmer and more acidic, a group of divers are planting baby corals to restore the dying coral reefs.

Morgan Sjogren
6 minuti di lettura
Trees Do Better Standing Up

Southeast Alaskans are on the front line of the fight to protect the Tongass National Forest from logging.

Brendan Jones
11 minuti di lettura
How to Protect 1 Million Acres of Public Lands

Jocelyn Torres of Conservation Lands Foundation on the power of grassroots lobbying and voting for public lands.

Jocelyn Torres
6 minuti di lettura
I Found My Calling through Patagonia Action Works

 She was searching for a role with a nonprofit that takes a nontraditional approach to nature conservation. She found it in her inbox.

Katarina Mulec
6 minuti di lettura
On Injustice

Mustafa Santiago Ali talks with Naomi Hollard of Sunrise Movement about the power of cross-class and multiracial movements and the mandate for environmental justice.

Naomi Hollard
8 minuti di lettura
Ryland Bell’s Chilkat Hideaway

Predawn on April 4, 2019. There’s hardly any snow in the mountains. Worst year in recent history, the locals are saying. We’re loading boxes of food onto the ferry, preparing to board the Alaska Marine Highway from Juneau to Haines. “It’s southeast Alaska, you never know,” Ryland Bell says. “It might rain for 90 days…

Colin Wiseman
10 minuti di lettura
  • Jen Shelton's FFFKT (Fastest Fish Fourteener Known Time)

    *Fastest Fish Fourteener Known Time

    Ken Etzel

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The Climate Crisis Is a Human Issue

Thirty years ago this month, I published my first book, The End of Nature, which was also the first book for a general audience about what we then called the greenhouse effect. And my main worry was about … nature. In 1989, global warming was still a theoretical crisis—we were right at the edge of…

Bill McKibben
5 minuti di lettura
A Blueprint for Cooling the Earth

A conversation with regenerative agriculture pioneer Charles Massy

Brad Wieners
11 minuti di lettura
Dispatches from the Edge of the World: Making “Takayna” in Tasmania

The wind at the edge of the world comes in clean and cold. Without any significant landmass to temper its force, it rips across the 40th latitude and slams into the prefab houses that straddle the tiny seaside township of Arthur River where we’re staying. It strains against the windows and coats the logs stacked…

Meaghen Brown
13 minuti di lettura
Lessons from Yosemite’s First Climbing Guidebook

Lessons from Yosemite’s first climbing guidebook “I have this idea,” Mikey texted last October. “Let’s climb all of the suggested routes from the Yosemite red-cover guidebook.” I agreed immediately. The tattered copy of A Climber’s Guide to Yosemite Valley arrived in the mail less than a week later. First published in 1964 by the Sierra Club,…

Timmy O’Neill
5 minuti di lettura
Treeline: A Story Written in Rings

Quietly, patiently, trees endure. They are the oldest living beings we come to know during our time on earth, living bridges into our planet’s expansive past. Treeline is a film celebrating the forests on which our species has always depended—and around which some skiers and snowboarders etch their entire lives. Follow a group of snow-seekers,…

Laura Yale
5 minuti di lettura
Life of Pie: How Hot Tomato Pizza Unites a Mountain Biking Paradise

Friday night at the Hot Tomato is not for those in a hurry. Hungry customers grip pints of beer and compare notes on the day’s rides in lines that spill into the parking lot. Music pumps and the staff whirls behind the counter, tossing floury dough, yelling requests to the kitchen, giving each other shit.…

Diane French
4 minuti di lettura
A Painful Conversation with Skier and Hot Sauce Maker Carston Oliver

As seen in the November 2019 Journal. For the recipe behind Carston’s Spicy Magic Sauce, scroll to the end of the story. Although my tongue felt as if it might melt, Carston Oliver assured me I was not, in fact, going to die. “That’s just the capsaicin,” he told me, as he calmly ordered some…

Sakeus Bankson
7 minuti di lettura
The Cleanest Line: Read the Story That Inspired the Name of This Blog

We are now third and fourth generation surfers. We have the confidence to leave the stereotypes behind. We have become a tribe that has the ability to be the scroungiest dirtbags one day and then return to the urban environment as activists for change the next. Two time periods epitomize the style and sensibility of…

Chris Malloy
3 minuti di lettura
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