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A Day in the Life of a Fair Trade Factory

Patagonia Continues To Expand Its Fair Trade Program More than 40 million people are directly involved in the global textile manufacturing industry and many are living in the poorest parts of the…

Wetsuits Inspired by Sea Otters

Surfing wetsuits today are innovating faster than ever before. Let’s face it, rubber isn’t blubber! But with the introduction of fur focused insulation we soon may realize that it’s not the rubber…

Sleep on the Ground …or in the Trees

Elevated Camping With Kammok Kammok, makers of outdoor gear for the city-to- trail adventurer, is proud to reveal the Sunda Tent Hammock: a pioneering new outdoor shelter that is equally at home…

Daredevils Paddle the Toughest Whitewater Routes

Adidas Sickline Extreme Kayak World Champions 2016  After a weekend of intense racing on the legendary Wellerbrücke rapids in Austria’s Ötztal valley, 25-year old Aniol Serrasolses from Bescano in Spain and 26-…

Patagonia Provisions Introduces Long Root Ale

Patagonia Provisions, in partnership with Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) in Portland, Oregon, today announced the launch of Long Root Ale, a Northwest-Style Pale Ale made with organic ingredients and Kernza perennial grain….

Patagonia’s Wetsuits Are Made From Trees

Surfers have been hooked on neoprene since the 1950s, but it’s a nonrenewable material with an energy-intensive manufacturing process. By replacing it with Yulex® natural rubber from sources that are Forest Stewardship…

REI Rebuilds Novara into CO-OP Cycles

REI, the nation’s largest outdoor co-op, today announced a rebuilt strategy for its bike brand built around riders who enjoy trail, mixed surface and longer touring adventures. The co-op unveiled Co-op Cycles,…

Meet Your New Dive Buddy

Only two months after the product launch of SCUBA JET, the company announced that it has added a innovative new extension to its product range. While adapters for SUP boards, canoes and…