Then my driver, cook and traveling companion, Jimmy Smith, remembered about the Patagonia outlet.
After fortifying ourselves with a latte and fresh baked scone at the Sweetwater Cafe, we headed over to the Patagonia store, a short block away.
|Inside Patagonia Outlet, in Dillon, Mont. (Julianne G. Crane)|
Patagonia prides itself on being an environmental-friendly retailer. Its Website states: "The wild world we love is fast disappearing. At Patagonia, we think that business can inspire solutions to the environmental crisis. This means that what we make and how we make it must cause the least harm to the environment. We evaluate raw materials, invest in innovative technologies, and rigorously police our waste."
Address: 16 S. Idaho; Dillon, Mont. 59725
Phone: (406) 683-2580
Directions to Dillon, Mont., outlet:
FYI: The store has recently moved, so your GPS may have it a few doors away.
Highway 15 southbound: Take the first Dillon exit, right on Montana St., left on Helena and then your first right onto Idaho St. The store is two stores down from Alco on the left.
Highway 15 northbound: Take the first Dillon exit, take a right at the stop sign, slow down to 25 mph as you get into town (or they'll get ya), continue north on Atlantic and take a left on Center St.; take a left onto Idaho St., store is two stores down on the left.
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(Photos: Julianne G. Crane)