Introducing Our First Top

Introducing Our First Top

With many folks asking for this addition to our line, it's been tough to keep this secret: we're introducing our first shirt! We've been designing, prototyping, and testing the perfect top from...
The Last State of the Pants

The Last State of the Pants

Our very first State of the Pants was published on May 26, 2020. Over two years later, we've been on quite the journey together, watching the Ponderosa Pants grow from...
Alpine Parrot is Launching in Retail Stores

Alpine Parrot is Launching in Retail Stores

We are SO excited to share that Alpine Parrot is launching in partner outdoor specialty retail stores as soon as TODAY!  🎉  In fact, we're hosting a launch party with...
Adventures In Pants: Backpacking in Stanislaus National Forest

Adventures In Pants: Backpacking in Stanislaus National Forest

Photos by Eric Chang and Jay Harris. We knew it would be hard straight from the beginning. 2,000 feet in elevation gain in only two miles is a lot, especially...
Why We Fit Test (And Why We Need Your Help!)

Why We Fit Test (And Why We Need Your Help!)

If you've been around for a while, it's likely that you've heard us mention our team of fit testers and our fit testing process. They're integral to what we do here...
State of the Pants: Sage Green Update

State of the Pants: Sage Green Update

Sometimes it's the little things. And that's been the case when working to make our Sage Green Ponderosa Pants. In our last State of the Pants update we were so...
A Letter to Our Community After Roe v. Wade

A Letter to Our Community After Roe v. Wade

Dear Alpine Parrot Community, Like many of you, I am gutted by the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. This ruling is a step backwards from the...
Gender and Apparel at Alpine Parrot

Gender and Apparel at Alpine Parrot

As summer days shine and we celebrate our LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month, we wanted to dig a little deeper on how we consider and view gender as a company...
Alpine Parrot Founder and CEO, Raquel Velez, walking across a log in the Ponderosa Pants

5 Tips for Summer Hiking

As long summer days become the norm, there is more time than ever to get outside and hike in the mornings or late afternoons. We’ve put together 5 summer hiking...
The Buzz Around the Ponderosa Pant

The Buzz Around the Ponderosa Pant

Magazine stands across the United States currently have issues featuring Alpine Parrot and the Ponderosa Pant. How cool is that? The Ponderosa Pant was just awarded Outside Magazine's Editor's Choice Award...
State of the Pants: Sage Green is a Go!

State of the Pants: Sage Green is a Go!

With spring in full bloom we're looking forward to many full and fun days spent on trails, kayaking, fishing, exploring new places, and  simply hanging out on the porch with friends. It's...
We’ve Moved Back to California!

We’ve Moved Back to California!

Hello from the beautiful Monterey Bay Aquarium, the home of playful sea otters, soothing jellyfish, and a majestic sea turtle. I was never really much of an aquarium person as...