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ONscreen: Re-Establishment film review at the NZ Mountain Film Festival

The following is taken from Annabel Wilson's review of the short film Re-Establishment starring MARMOT sponsored Free-Skier Sam Lee.

Brave the winter chills with the Marmot Dash Hybrid Jacket

Taupo, New Zealand (June 25, 2015) – For the Winter 2015 season, Marmot has introduced the perfect training jacket – the Dash Hybrid.

High Five-0 Challenge Day 50 – Rangitoto (The DUAL): He knocked 50 bastards off

The following is taken from the High Five-0 Challenge Blog

Oh boy. How do I even write about this? My job is to put Mal's effort into words but my knowledge of the language doesn't span wide enough to cover what he achieved last weekend at the DUAL marathon on Motutapu and Rangitoto islands.

High Five-0 Challenge Day 49 – Te Toiokawharu: Familiar contrasts

The following is taken from the High Five-0 Challenge Blog

It wasn't even light outside yet (I remember because I complained a lot about that) and Mal was raring to go. "Come on, guys!" he hurried the crew as we finished breakfast and grabbed our gear in Mal's Karekare bach (a bach much more suitable for relaxing inside all day long than for mad dashes at dawn).

High Five-0 Challenge Day 48 – Mt Donald McLean (Waitakere Ranges): Struggling to focus

The following is taken from the High Five-0 Challenge Blog

"Do you want to hear something depressing?" Mal asked me as we were leaving the driveway of his Karekare bach.

"Go on."

"I got that Pohutukawa tree when it was tiny and planted it there on my 40th birthday," he said, pointing to the big tree on the side of the driveway.

"God, what are you? 250 years old?"

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High Five-0 Challenge Day 46 - The Pinnacles: A few of his favourite things

The following is taken from the High Five-0 Challenge Blog

It now takes a lot more than a pretty view from the top to get Mal excited about a big climb. The view from the Pinnacles wasn't "pretty" though – it was mindblowingly beautiful, the kind of stuff that really amazing landscape paintings are made of.

High Five-0 Challenge Day 45 – Te Aroha: Feeling the love

The following is taken from the High Five-0 Challenge Blog

Mal is tired. I know this because he repeats that information at regular intervals in between other sentences. He knows I've heard him the first 37 times so I'm pretty sure he is saying it just to let it out of his system. The man is tired.

High Five-0 Challenge Day 44 - Putauaki (Mt Edgecumbe): Joker of the Mountain

The following is taken from the High Five-0 Challenge Blog

Quiz time: you have just run 47km through bush and forestry roads under a blazing sun. What do you do next? A) Have a drink; B) Have a nap; C) Climb a mountain.

If you answered A or B, congratulations, you're normal. If you've answered C, hi Mal!


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