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In Patagonia

5500 kilometers driven, 2 glaciers explored, 1 volcano climbed and 10 lakes kitesurfed


Chilly temps be damned. Sport a suit and keep riding
Photo: Scott Dickerson

2015 Buyers Guide: PATAGONIA

Patagonia’s Mission Statement “Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, and use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.”

Local Roaming

Follow the Jackson Hole Kiters through Wyoming's wintery backcountry
Photo Scott Dickerson

2014 Buyer’s Guide: Patagonia

With a long history of making products for people who spend their free time outside, Patagonia is now focusing energy on kitesurfing.

How to Pack Like a Kitesurfing Journalist

I travel a lot in my role as Editor of The Kiteboarder and I often get asked about what I take with me. Over the years I've been able to really narrow down what I need and now I pack the same basic kit no matter where I go or for how long.

Ride of a Lifetime with a 16- foot Great White

In Variables, Patagonia spearfishing ambassador Kimi Werner strives to find her place in the ecosystem. She treads the line between predator and prey – eventually discovering balance in an unlikely place.

TKB REVIEW: Patagonia R2 Front-Zip Wetsuit

We've heard about the Patagonia wetsuits for quite some time and see a lot of them on the water in our area, so we were excited to receive a Patagonia R2 Front-Zip wetsuit to test for kitesurfing.

TKB REVIEW: Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket

Besides being amazingly lightweight and able to pack down into its own pocket for traveling or when hiking, I’ve found that the Patagonia Nano Puff is now my go-to jacket for a wide variety of conditions.

VIDEO: Wyoming Snowkiting

Join Jason Slezak, Julien Filion, Fletchter Chouinard, and friends as they try to harness the winds in the Wyoming mountains.

Patagonia Announces Plant-Based Wetsuit

Patagonia Inc., a leading designer of core outdoor, surf, and sport-related apparel, equipment, footwear and accessories, and Yulex Corporation, a clean technology company developing agricultural-based biomaterials for medical, consumer, industrial, and bioenergy products, announced today the introduction of a guayule-based wetsuit, a renewable biorubber that is the first alternative to traditional fossil-based Neoprene.

Join the LF PURE FUN West Coast Session Tour

The Liquid Force crew has a pile of fresh 2012 gear packed in the bus and are headed down the West Coast. Meet and ride with team rider Jason Slezak and team rider and lead designer Julien Fillion.
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Patagonia Signs Kiteboarder Jason Slezak

Patagonia Inc., a leading designer of core outdoor, surf and sport-related apparel, equipment, footwear and accessories, is pleased to announce that professional kiteboarder Jason Slezak has formally joined the Patagonia ambassador team.
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