Kasey

Kasey Kersnowski is Managing Editor for patagonia.com and The Cleanest Line.

Patagonia Sin Represas (Without Dams), a New Video from Environmental Documentarian, Bridget Besaw
Patagonia Sin Repressas
Patagonia Sin Represas (Without Dams), a New Video from Environmental Documentarian, Bridget Besaw
Kasey

[Video: Bridget Besaw] News on the five proposed dams in the heart of Chilean Patagonia has been slow lately as we wait for an Environmental Impact Report on the 1,200-mile power transmission lines and a decision from the Chilean Supreme Court. One item of note: The Santiago Times reported a few days ago that Argentina’s…

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Gallery: Chris Burkard Surf Photography
Gallery: Chris Burkard Surf Photography
Gallery: Chris Burkard Surf Photography
Kasey

"I think we say a lot about who we are through our work." —Chris Burkard One of the joys of working at Patagonia is dropping by the photo department and peeking at the recent submissions. We share the best of the best in our catalogs and on our website, and they never fail to inspire…

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HeadCount & Patagonia Music Interview Series: Guster & moe.
HeadCount & Patagonia Music Interview Series: Guster & moe.
HeadCount & Patagonia Music Interview Series: Guster & moe.
Kasey

It’s a double-shot of music this Monday to get your week started. Today, we have two new videos from the Patagonia Music Collective and our partners at HeadCount. First up, Adam Gardner and Luke Reynolds from Guster talk about their benefit track “Satellite” and the special concert where it was recorded. “Satellite” is a Patagonia…

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HeadCount & Patagonia Music Interview Series: G. Love and Samantha Stollenwerck
HeadCount & Patagonia Music Interview Series: G. Love and Samantha Stollenwerck
HeadCount & Patagonia Music Interview Series: G. Love and Samantha Stollenwerck
Kasey

The Patagonia Music Interview Series continues thanks to our friends at HeadCount. This time, G. Love and Samantha Stollenwerck talk about their benefit track "Ooh Dee Ooh" and why they chose Surfrider Foundation as the beneficiary from the sales. If you missed it, check out the first interview with Blitzen Trapper’s Eric Earley. "Ooh Dee…

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Long Treks on Skate Decks Morocco Video Series – Watch the Trailer
Long Treks on Skate Decks Morocco Video Series – Watch the Trailer
Long Treks on Skate Decks Morocco Video Series – Watch the Trailer
Kasey

Back in January, we shared a story from Aaron Enevoldsen about an unusual trip he and his partners, Adam Colton and Paul Kent, undertook. Over the course of 40 days, the trio rode their Loaded longboards 2,000 kilometers across Morocco, unsupported. They suffered in the heat, dodged speeding trucks, deployed their Sporting-Sails, rattled their teeth…

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Patagonia Music Collective Volume 3 – Buy an Album, Benefit the Environment
Patagonia Music Collective Volume 3 – Buy an Album, Benefit the Environment
Patagonia Music Collective Volume 3 – Buy an Album, Benefit the Environment
Kasey

We’re thrilled to announce the release of Patagonia Music Collective Volume 3, our newest album of exclusive songs from world-class artists to benefit non-profit environmental groups. You can purchase each song individually for 99 cents, or grab the entire Benefit Album for only $10.89, through the iTunes Music Store. At least 60% of the proceeds…

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Patagonia Music: Ben Sollee’s Patagonia Performance and New Album, Inclusions
Patagonia Music: Ben Sollee’s Patagonia Performance and New Album, Inclusions
Patagonia Music: Ben Sollee’s Patagonia Performance and New Album, Inclusions
Kasey

[Fresh off their bikes and onto their instruments, Ben Sollee and Jordon Ellis play “How to See the Sun Rise” during their Ditch the Van Tour. Patagonia Marketing Department, Ventura, California. Video: Kasey Kersnowski] Congratulations go out to Patagonia Music artist Ben Sollee for the release of his new album, Inclusions. I dug out this…

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Patagonia Music: Surfing with Abigail Washburn and the Making of “Sala (USA)”
Patagonia Music: Surfing with Abigail Washburn and the Making of “Sala (USA)”
Patagonia Music: Surfing with Abigail Washburn and the Making of “Sala (USA)”
Kasey

One of the nicest parts about being involved with Patagonia Music is getting the chance to meet some of the artists who’ve generously donated their music to benefit the environment. Ben Sollee stopped by the office on his bike-powered tour through Southern California, moe. played a show for Patagonia employees right before we launched, and,…

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Patagonia Ambassadors at the 2011 Piloet d’Or Ceremony
Patagonia Ambassadors at the 2011 Piloet d’Or Ceremony
Patagonia Ambassadors at the 2011 Piloet d’Or Ceremony
Kasey

[Update 4/18/11: Congratulations to Patagonia ambassadors Katsutaka Yokoyama, Nicolas Favresse, Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll and their teams for bringing home Golden Ice Axes from the 2011 Piolet d'Or. Read about their respective climbs below and check out some photos from the awards ceremony at the end of this post.] The award ceremony for the 2011 Piolet…

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Buy a Song, Benefit the Environment: Introducing Patagonia Music and the Patagonia Music Collective
Buy a Song, Benefit the Environment: Introducing Patagonia Music and the Patagonia Music Collective
Buy a Song, Benefit the Environment: Introducing Patagonia Music and the Patagonia Music Collective
Kasey

I'm very excited to announce a brand new philanthropic collaboration for us: Patagonia Music. We've teamed up with a diverse group of world-class musicians to raise funds for environmental activism. The concept is simple: Buy a song, benefit the environment. Artists donate exclusive Benefit Tracks – you won't find these songs anywhere else – you…

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In Alaska, it Socks to Leave Your Booties Behind
In Alaska, it Socks to Leave Your Booties Behind
In Alaska, it Socks to Leave Your Booties Behind
Kasey

Nobody likes to wear booties when they surf, but there are some places where the water is so cold it can’t be avoided. What happens then when you forget your booties after hiking in to surf beautiful head-high waves in 30-degree water? You get creative. So, I’ve long been a fan of Patagonia products. However,…

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Greenland Vertical Sailing: Watch the Trailer [Updated with Five-Part Video Series]
Greenland Vertical Sailing: Watch the Trailer [Updated with Five-Part Video Series]
Greenland Vertical Sailing: Watch the Trailer [Updated with Five-Part Video Series]
Kasey

Climbing virgin big walls from the deck of a sailboat anchored in frigid ocean waters. You've read the blog posts and seen the pictures, but the best is yet to come. Get ready for a five-part video series featuring Nico Favresse, Olivier Favresse, Seán Villanueva, Ben Ditto and the Reverend Captain Bob Shepton, coming this…

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Remembering Freeskier Arne Backstrom
Remembering Freeskier Arne Backstrom
Remembering Freeskier Arne Backstrom
Kasey

[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 World Freeskiing Tour which Arne won last year. Head over to the official website…

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Resoling Now Available for Patagonia Footwear
Resoling Now Available for Patagonia Footwear
Resoling Now Available for Patagonia Footwear
Kasey

[Updated July 2012] I can't tell you how long I've had the same pair of Birkenstocks. They've been resoled so many times now the purchase date eludes me. My point? Resoling works. And that's why I'm stoked to share the news that Patagonia Footwear, through a partnership with Mountain Soles, now offers the same service…

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Tune Up, Turn Wrenches, Ride Out
Tune Up, Turn Wrenches, Ride Out
Tune Up, Turn Wrenches, Ride Out
Kasey

One of the perks Patagonia riders were given this week was the opportunity to get a free bike tune-up on Tuesday to make the crank turning even more joyous. The grease-monkeys in the company generously donated their lunchtime hour to help the rest of us who don’t have the skills or the tools to properly…

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