We’re learning how to become an antiracist company.
As a repaired shirt becomes more of an original, it still takes the author back.
6,000 words about dressing for alpine climbing you didn’t know you needed to know.
In 1991 Dirk Vansintjan co-founded Ecopower, a Belgian renewable energy cooperative that now has more than 60,000 members. He has advice on how communities can achieve energy democracy.
Clyde Aikau on why the most culturally significant big-wave event in surfing will always matter.
Back to the Wind River Range.
On a small farm outside Minneapolis, Minnesota, a farmer takes a regenerative approach to keeping his community fed.
As editor of the world’s largest mountain bike magazine, Nicole Formosa showed her audience the world’s largest issues—and revealed the sport’s resistance to confronting them.
A wildlife ecologist reflects on the public lands that are his escape hatch and life’s work.
Photographer Paolo Pellegrin captured the aftermath of the wildfires that burned through Australia in 2019.
Why well-loved gear is the best gift of all.
A dead-end dirt road is the start to a new challenge—and a fight to protect South America’s Yosemite.
Words and wisdom from two Montana runners.
Why we rely on lab tests and data more than ever to make decisions about our products.
When a swimmer first knew she belonged.
The zipper is one of the most elegantly functional features in design. It’s also one of the most frustrating barriers to fully recycled, easily repairable gear.
How one suburban mountain biker’s vision for a trail system reshaped a former industrial town—and turned trail building into a family tradition.
Reflecting on a lifetime of climbing, and the risks and rewards that come with it.
Solving for Z explores IFMGA guide and father Zahan Billimoria’s relationship to the intoxicating highs and crushing blows of a life in the high-risk environment of big mountain skiing.
How Zahan Billimoria recalibrated after unthinkable tragedy.
A skiing family’s shear joy.
What was once a nuisance—overselling environmental gains—now conceals the apparel industry’s role in the climate crisis.
One woman’s decades-long fight for clean air and environmental justice.
A Small Florida Town Was Once Host to the World’s Largest Tarpon. What Happened?
Alex Megos finds a new limit.
Kohl Christensen discusses how BWRAG came to be and his recent near-death experience courtesy of Pipeline's reef.
Marie-France Roy on speaking up for our home planet.
Why is it so hard to get rid of used clothes in an ethical way?
Patagonia’s quality rating system is designed with ecological footprint in mind. Here’s why.
85% of Patagonia’s polyester this season is recycled. Using recycled polyester, rather than virgin petroleum polyester, reduced our seasonal carbon emissions by over 5,600 metric tons of CO₂e.
Traveling by canoe in a desert miles from nowhere.
Two Patagonia styles this season use bison hide. Grazing bison help restore prairie ecosystems, whereas grazing cattle can damage native grasses.
“Castleton Tower has a pulse. We have a pulse. The Earth has a pulse.”
Conservation, fishing and the 2020 election.
The ups and downs of transitioning power to the people in the Chamonix Valley.
Eric Bissell captured his first published image with Patagonia on a climbing trip to establish a new route on Mount Ololokwe.