Calling all Melbournians! This Thursday 24th of November, Patagonia is hosting 37° S 144° E Conservationists Summit with a bunch of well-known Explorers making an appearance! 


Revered mountaineer and conservationist, Rick Ridgeway, will be giving a keynote preso about his memoir Life Lived Wild, which chronicles his journey from a fascination with wild places to his dedication to saving them. 



Following this, a panel discussion on ‘Lessons from the edge of the map and at the pinnacle of performance’, will be held with guest speakers including Rick, Tim Jarvis AM, Jenny Weber, and moderated by Chris Ord. 

Tickets are available now and 100% of sales will be donated to Patagonia’s charity partners, Wildlife of the Central Highlands, Environmental Justice Australia, Friends of the Earth Melbourne, and Friends of the Leadbeater’s Possum.

The summit will be held at ACMI Federation Square, Melbourne with doors opening at 6pm for a 6:30pm start. 

If you’re not in a position to fork out for a ticket, get in contact with Patagonia ( and they’ll help you out!


Images thanks to Patagonia