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  1. Missing Hatchet


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    Shot on location in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of Northern Minnesota, September 2011. The Pagami Creek Fire grew ten times in size on our first day in the park. Although we were…

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    • Watershed


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      The proposed sulfide mines in northern Minnesota would fall within the watersheds of Lake Superior and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and pose a very serious threat to water quality, wildlife,…

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      • Greetings From Seaward


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        OFFICIAL SELECTION - SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014 A short film by Ryan Murphy and Nate Ptacek chronicling the life and adventures of Billy Smith in the small surf town of Seaward,…

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        • Paddle to DC: A Quest for Clean Water


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          Paddle to DC: A Quest for Clean Water Recently named 2014 National Geographic Adventurers of the year, Minnesota wilderness guides Amy and Dave Freeman are canoeing and sailing 2,000 miles from…

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          • Patagonia Bike to Work Week 2012


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            • Portage


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              Portaging through the rain and snow. Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, September 2011. Best with headphones.

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              • Jack Comeau - USS Indianapolis


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                Emmy Award winner Jack Comeau performs Quint's U.S.S. Indianapolis speech from Jaws.

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                • Greetings from Seaward - Trailer


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                  Billy gets stoked listening to "Gettin' Shacked Shakedown", the new smash hit by The Surfer Boys.

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                  • Noatak River Timelapse


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                    First attempts at timelapse photography. Mixed results. Shot on the Noatak River, Alaska, August 2013. Music by Wolf People

                  • Ben Sollee performs "The Wires" live at Patagonia


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                    Ben Sollee performs "The Wires" at Patagonia HQ in Ventura, CA, February 2012. Edit by Nate Ptacek Shot by Nate Ptacek and Tim Davis Produced and audio recorded by Kasey Kersnowski Rights…

                  • Bush Flight to Noatak Headwaters


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                    Very short video of our flight from Bettles, AK to the headwaters of the Noatak River in August 2013. This is a 1950's-era de Havilland Beaver on floats, operated by Brooks Range Aviation. Song:…

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                    • Patagonia Surf Film Fest Intro - 30s


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                      Surf film fest Intro for Patagonia. Edited by Nate Ptacek, footage from various cinematographers. Footage and music rights held by Patagonia, Inc.

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