Grandfather Presents: Rick Ridgeway

The dates for this event have already occurred, please check back again for new dates.

2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC 28646

Visit Website

  • Dates: July 14, 2022
  • Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: Grandfather Mountain
  • Address: 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC 28646
  • Price: $50

Rick Ridgeway will open the 2022 Grandfather Presents lecture series.

Rick is an outdoor adventurer, writer and advocate for sustainability and conservation initiatives. For 15 years, Rick was the VP of Environmental Affairs and then VP of Public Engagement at Patagonia, Inc. During his tenure he has worked with teams to develop and launch environmental and sustainability initiatives including Freedom to Roam, the Footprint Chronicles, the Responsible Economy Campaign and Worn Wear. He also was the developer of developer of the Higg Index and founding chairman of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, which is today the largest apparel, footwear and home textile trade organization in the world.


Phone: (800) 468-7325