Archive for 2012 Adventure Grant

Update #5 from 2012 Grant Winner Mark Sedon

Forbes Peak Of the 18 tallest peaks in the Southern Lakes District of NZ, three are with in local heli-ski operators terrain. The tops of these peaks have not been skied, so we headed into the Richardson Mountains via helicopter on Monday. We shut down…

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Update #4 from 2012 Grant Winner Mark Sedon

I have just arrived back from Peru. It was a nice week’s break. From what I hear, the weather here has been REALLY crappy with no more than one clear day between storms. Sure glad I didn’t cancel my holiday to keep trying to ski…

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Update #3 from 2012 Grant Winner Mark Sedon

Snowdrift Range Retrospective piece from same Snowdrift Range trip… As I sit at home my extremely sore and stiff legs are a fond reminder of where I’ve just been. Several days ago we headed into the remote Snowdrift Range high in a far corner of…

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Update #2 from 2012 Grant Winner Mark Sedon

Mts Castor & Pollux We have just arrived back from an amazing trip to Mts Castor and Pollux. So remote, it was a bit spooky landing there knowing it would be a 3-4 day walk out if the weather came in. We climbed Mt Pollux…

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Update from 2012 Grant Winner Mark Sedon

Mt Huxley My expedition, funded by the 2012 North Face/AG Outdoor Adventure Grant, is to ski all 18 2500m+ mountains in my home region of the Queenstown Lakes District. We kicked it off on the weekend making possibly the first ski descent of the remote…

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2012 Adventure Grant Winner Announced

The North Face, the world’s premier supplier of authentic, innovative, and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment, and footwear, today announced the winner of The North Face/AG Outdoor Adventure – Mark Sedon from Wanaka, New Zealand. Mark’s winning application will see him climbing and skiing 18…

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