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What's Yvon's Favorite Spot?

by Alicia MacLeay
July 31, 2008

Where's Yvon Chouinard's favorite outdoor spot? More importantly, what inspires you?

Earlier this year The Conservation Alliance, mountaineer Conrad Anker, and Timex Expedition launched Return to the Outdoors, an effort to motivate everyone to spend more time outdoors and to raise awareness of the Conservation Alliance’s mission to help protect outdoor spaces (35 million acres so far).

In the campaign's latest short film, Patagonia founder Chouinard fly-fishes and climbs at a secret lake in Argentina:



Earlier films feature Anker climbing and skiing and Steph Davis base jumping.

Inspired to share your own outdoor story? Tell it in 500 words or less, or with video clips or a slideshow, and you'll have the chance to win gear from Timex Expedition, The North Face, Camelbak, and Ahnu, or an all-expenses-paid outdoor adventure vacation for two.

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