Thursday, February 12, 2009

Save your Sole, Patagonia will help you

I resoled a pair of beloved Mia lug-sole sandals that I've now had for 10+ years. Only thing I didn't like was the poor shoe person stuck in the airless room with the epoxy. But check out Patagonia's new initiative (via Treehugger):

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Photo: Mountain Soles

In our Outdoor Enthusiast Gift Guide we suggested not buying new boots, but arranging for well loved boots to resoled for years of extended use. Patagonia Footwear announced last week that they were partnering with Mountain Soles to formalise just such a process.

read more here.