Featuring Yvon Chouinard, Adventure, Inspired is a film program that goes to the heart of why we climb, ski, surf, run.
The evening’s lineup features five films—Cold Waters, Stacy’s Story, Mile for Mile, The Fisherman’s Son, and Jumbo Wild.
Following the presentation of the first four films, Chouinard, with participation from the audience, will talk with three of the films’ protagonists—Stacy Bare, Todd Tanner and Luke Nelson—about the ways today’s adventure athletes are protecting the places in which they love to play.
The evening will finish with a screening of Jumbo Wild.
A Conservation Hawks film | Producer/Director: Jeremy R. Roberts | Run time: 10:39 minutes
Five respected fly fishermen – Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies, Yvon Chouinard of Patagonia, Steve Hemkens of Orvis, Tim Romano of Angling Trade and Todd Tanner of Conservation Hawks – come together to fish for wild trout and share their thoughts on angling and climate change. COLD WATERS celebrates the joy and passion of fly fishing, and highlights the need to protect cold, clean waters and healthy landscapes.
Produced by: Patagonia and Sweetgrass Productions | Directed by: Nick Waggoner | Run time: 8 minutes
A film by Sweetgrass Productions that documents a 24-year battle of skiers, riders, alpinists, conservationists and First Nations to save the Jumbo Valley of British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains from development. Jumbo Wild is a gorgeous, gripping documentary film that captures the true story of the decades-long struggle over the future of the Jumbo Valley. Set against a backdrop of toothy spires and some of the deepest snow on earth, the film takes the audience on a journey into the raw and rugged peaks of British Columbia. Exploring an epic tug of war between a proposed large-scale ski resort on one side and community members, First Nations, and conservationists on the other, the film documents a fierce ideological battle surrounding how we value land and why we care so deeply about our wild backyards.
The North Face: Stacy’s Story
Producer: The North Face | Directed by: Hennie Van Jaarsveld | Run time: 6 minutes
In person: Stacy Bare
Upon returning from his military service in Iraq, The North Face ambassador Stacy Bare struggled to find purpose. Here, Stacy shares his journey as a veteran, and how climbing has saved his life.
Mile for Mile
Produced by: Rios Libres and Patagonia, Inc | Directed by: James Q Martin | Run time: 15 minutes
In person: Luke Nelson
Ultrarunners Krissy Moehl, Jeff Browning and Luke Nelson run 106 miles through the newly opened Patagonia Park in Chile, to celebrate and highlight Conservacion Patagonica’s efforts to re-wild and protect this vast landscape.
The Fisherman’s Son
Produced by: Farm League and Patagonia | Directed by: Chris Malloy | Run time: 29 minutes
Born and raised at Punta de Lobos, Ramón Navarro found his passion riding the biggest waves on the planet. But his accomplishments in giant surf are just one part of a bigger vision to protect the culture and environment of the Chilean coast.