Need a guest speaker to entertain and inspire your group?
Mark has several talks he can present to your group on topics ranging from climbing Mt Everest to being held in a shipping container at 4000m for 5 days with no food or water in remote Papua. He has climbed many of the world’s highest peaks, traversed Antarctica with kite and skis, skied first descents and published an illustrated a rock climbing photography book.
|Sample Talks Include:
The Spectre, Antarctica. Kite skiing 1,700km to climb a new route on one of the most remote mountains on the planet. 51 days, epic challenges, outstanding beauty, amazing teamwork and hard man-hauling. Leo Houlding (UK) invited Mark on one of the most difficult and expensive expeditions a New Zealander has been on since Hillary climbed Mt Everest. View a teaser slide show here.
|What Could Possible Go Wrong. A fun and light hearted recap of a life of adventure, when things can and occasionally do go wrong. A broken back when a large avalanche buries me in crevasse, detained in remote Papua at 4000m without food or water, arrested in Canada, being high on Mt Ruapehu when it erupts, Himalayan epics & rescues and sailing to Antarctica and breaking the yachts mast on the way home in big seas (image right)……..|
|Climbing Mt Everest, Nepal. Mark has been on over a dozen Himalayan expeditions and carried his SLR camera to the top of the world. He has saved lives, guided people of all abilities and spent time with the local people. This talk will give you an insight into Nepal and the Sherpa people, their culture, their kids, their incredibly hard work ethic. Join Mark on a journey to Everest Base Camp, then follow their expedition up the steep flanks of Mt Everest. Lightening storms, extreme high altitude, cold and adventure………
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