Ep. 11: Sailing, surfing, and climbing: Recreating a historical journey with the founders of Patagonia and The North Face

Jeff Johnson

Host Mike Klein’s favorite travel documentary of all time, is “180 Degrees South.” The film’s star Jeff Johnson discusses how me met Yvon Chouinard, the founder of Patagonia, and how finding some lost tapes of Yvon’s early vagabonding led to the making of the film. Jeff learned how to sail, was briefly marooned on Easter Island, but eventually made his way to Southern Chile to reunite with Yvon and they attempted to recreate the climbing trip that inspired the making of the company of Patagonia.

Listen now: Extreme Travel Odysseys Episode 11

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