Tag Archives: Doug Tompkins

Chamonix – 1965

My 1965 climbing season started in the Moab area, followed by Yosemite Valley. As summer approached, I drove across the country with Doug and Susie Tompkins, in their VW bus. Or was it with Royal Robbins and Liz? I was en … Continue reading

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Yvon Chouinard, Common Threads and more

Yesterday, Patagonia published an ad that said: Don’t Buy This Jacket (Don’t Buy This Jacket). They chose Cyber Monday for making this statement about their Common Threads initiative – an effort to lessen the unnecessary consumption of goods. Then, and … Continue reading

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