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Mountainfilm Celebrates 35 Years: Yvon Chouinard

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The first Telluride festival of the summer is right around the corner. Mountainfilm celebrates its 35th year this year bringing more inspirational films and speakers to the Box Canyon. In celebrating this anniversary Mountainfilm has released some photos from over the years. Here, climbing legend Yvon Chouinard climbs Crack Canyon. In 1981 Chouinard was a guest of honor at the 3rd annual Mountainfilm festival. He was featured in the festival's opening film "Fitz Roy, The First Ascent of the Southwest Buttress."

Photo by Bill Ellzey.

Don't miss this year's festival! May 24-27th!   

Read more about Yvon on the Patagonia website

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