Join our movement to raise environmental awareness through adventure


Rick Ridgeway

'The real Indiana Jones'

One of the world's most accomplished mountaineers and explorers. He has explored six continents, directed documentaries and films, and written several books. He was part of the first American team to summit K2 and has been honored with National Geographic’s “Lifetime Achievement in Adventure” award. 

Rick's inspiring achievements don't stop there, in 2005 he joined Patagonia and embarked on a quest to help the brand to change the way the world views wilderness. As Vice President of Environmental Affairs he continues to implement the company’s mission to ‘build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, and use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.’

'The real Indiana Jones' - Rolling Stones Magazine

Hear Rick speak at:
 Kendal Mountain Festival

 Rok Rozman

Kayaker and founder of the Balkan River Tour.

Olympic rower turned environmentalist Rok Rozman campaigns to keep rivers flowing freely across Europe. 

He is leader of The Balkan Rivers Tour, gathering kayakers and water lovers together to raise awareness for 2,700 dam projects planned for the Balkans.

Hear Rok speak at:
North Wales
Kendal Mountain Festival



Jack Harries 

Filmmaker and climate change campaigner

Sarah Outen

Explorer, author and environmentalist.

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Jack Harries began filmmaking through JacksGap, an online blog and video project that was born from a love of travelling and telling a good story.

 Through the success of his blog and video projects, Jack realised he had the opportunity to raise awareness of environmental issues and now campaigns against climate change.

We look forward to hearing his first-hand accounts of our changing climate.

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Sarah Outen MBE is a British adventurer and author who has looped the world on human power alone.  A 4.5-year journey by land and sea, full of adventures and surprises. Having spent months alone at sea - she has witnessed the impact plastic pollution is having on our planet.

Moving, uplifting and inspiring - Sarah has wowed Kendal Mountain Festival audiences at previous events and we are looking forward to hearing from her on the Tour.

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Dan Yates 

Kayaker and founding member of Save our Rivers

Dan Yates is an avid kayaker and one of the founding members of the Save our Rivers charity, whose aim is to keep the UK’s rivers flowing freely.

We are excited to have Dan join the Tour and are certain he will inspire you to join local grassroot movements across the UK. 

Hear Dan speak at:
North Wales