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Telluride Mountainfilm Pays Tribute to National Parks

May 26th – 30th, in the snowy mountain village of Telluride, Colorado, thousands gathered from around the globe to watch, learn, laugh, and celebrate the power of film at the 2016 Telluride Mountain Film Festival. This year’s Mountainfilm theme was cased around the U.S. National Park’s Centennial, making it a particularly special year for Tompkins […]

Kris Tompkins Presents at the Yale School of Forestry

On April 27th, 2016, Kristine Tompkins stood in front of an auditorium of Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies students and spoke to them of conservation, philanthropy and beauty. Her story wove obstacles of the past with goals of the future as she outlined the three foundations that she and her late husband Doug Tompkins […]

A Tribute to the Wild Legacy of Douglas Tompkins

“He flew in through the front doors of John Muir’s Grand Cathedral of the natural world, he did not go by foot.” – Kristine Tompkins On January 31st, 2016, over 1,000 people came together in San Francisco to toast the incredible life of Douglas Tompkins. The event was filled with stories of a remarkable, wild, courageous […]

Environmental Education at Escuela Valle Chacabuco

What if your elementary school had been located in the middle of a soon-to-be national park? Escuela Valle Chacabuco, the on-site school for the children of year-round Patagonia Park employees, has the unique opportunity to inspire a love of the wild places that exist just outside its doors. Schoolteacher Aubree McAtee, originally from Roseville, CA, […]

Mile for Mile: Interview with Director James ‘Q’ Martin

Premiering March 18th, Patagonia’s film Mile for Mile documents the story of Patagonia, Inc. ultrarunner ambassadors Krissy Moehl, Luke Nelson, and Jeff Browning, on the first 106-mile trail run through the future Patagonia National Park. The film tells the story of their great adventure, as well as the story of the Patagonia Park project. This […]

La Ruta de Huemul: The 10th Anniversary

On the morning of January 30th, over 100 hikers met at the Patagonia Park headquarters to start the annual Ruta de Huemul, a 28 km hike from Patagonia Park through the Tamango Reserve and into the neighboring town of Cochrane. Participants came from all over the Aysen region, and from as far as Argentina, to […]

Patagonia Park Store is Open for Business

In time for the high season, the Patagonia Park store is now up and running.  Alongside a helpful array of field books and guides, the store features crafts from some of the best craftsmen in Chile.  Much care has been put into sourcing these products, which include honey, wool, wooden crafts, tanned hides, horsehair handcrafts, […]

Kris Tompkins Speaks at El Golf Patagonia Store

On July 3rd, the Patagonia El Golf store in Santiago, Chile generously hosted Kris Tompkins, our president and founder, for “Un Futuro Parque Nacional Para Chile,” a presentation on the history and progress of Patagonia Park. The former CEO of Patagonia, Inc., Kris has visited stores around the world, sharing our story with thousands of […]