A Welsh colony in Patagonia? Yes. Welcome to the Welsh Wild West

John Malathronas July 13, 2018 Share this article Thanks to an intrepid group of Welsh explorers setting sail from their homeland in 1865, a small slice of Argentinean Patagonia will forever be Wales. John Malathronas investigates. A sign in Spanish hangs on a Monterrey pine: “Malacara, let your memory live with my heirs”. Clery Evans—one […]

Forget Patagonia, could Salta be Argentina’s next adventure playground?

Anja Mutic April 9, 2018 Share this article Year-round good weather and a host of unbelievable landscapes are turning Salta, in Argentina’s northwest, into the country’s next adventure frontier. But is the region ready for an influx of international tourists? A bright-blue 1928 Ford ‘Model A’ Phaeton blares along Route 40 from San Miguel de […]

Patagonia, REI, and the Politics of ‘The President Stole Your Land’

On Monday, President Donald Trump greatly reduced the size of two national monuments in Utah, shrinking Bears Ears by more than a million acres and cutting the size of Grand Staircase–Escalante almost in half. Later in the day, some private companies shared their feelings about public lands. Patagonia, the outdoor-clothing retailer, responded by showing visitors […]

Patagonia goes to war against Trump over national monument plans: ‘The President Stole Your Land’

Patagonia.com Clothing company Patagonia has has attacked President Donald Trump’s decision to drastically reduce the size of two national monuments. It says it plans to sue, and is telling visitors to its website: “The President Stole Your Land.” Visitors to Patagonia’s website are being greeted with a stark message: “The President Stole Your Land.” The […]

Patagonia is having a huge summer sale — here are the best things you can buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Patagonia’s big summer sale is here.  Now through August 23, you can buy jackets, gear, and much more for up to half off. Patagonia is known for its well-made, eco-friendly clothes, […]

Patagonia raises the bar with its HyperPuff line, which blends the best of down and synthetic

A California-based company revered for its revolutionary breakthroughs in outdoor apparel, Patagonia‘s remained on the cutting edge of fabric development. Recently, the popular brand successfully combined the best attributes of both down and synthetic materials in its newly announced HyperPuff product line, including hoody, parka, and jacket options hitting stores this July. The HyperPuff takes […]