Winter Games Obsidian Overall Edits

Photo: @chrisdunn_ The fifth and final challenge for the Winter Games NZ Obsidian was a purely videography contest with the three teams going head to head submitting a 7 min edit filmed throughout the Obsidian event. Here are the three for your watching pleasure and find out who was crowned overall Obsidian winners! SMOOTH NEWS … Continued


Winter Games Obsidian Mountain Shred Edits

Photo: @nzskier_mag (Neil Kerr) The fourth challenge for our teams at Winter Games NZ Obsidian is the Mountain Shred! Each team was sent to a different ski resort and had one day to create an edit of their day. Team Wells and Two Bearded Men at Coronet Peak. Filmmakers: Tim Pierce & Hunter Paull Music: … Continued


Winter Games Obsidian Hightlights

Covid has literally locked off New Zealand from the world. Obsidian brings New Zealand’s best athletes to compete in a unique film and team’s format. The three teams were led by legends of the sport Jossi Wells, Janina Kuzma and Sam Smoothy. Five Challenges starring Olympic medallists, Freeride World Tour Champions, skiers versus snowboarders, women … Continued


For Every Mission

When you’re on a mission in the mountains, the last thing you need to worry about is packing everything. Merino Wool’s incredible natural properties mean you can stay out there longer as well reducing the need for extra pieces of clothing. Our merino gear is technical and versatile so you can wear it for hiking … Continued


Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Roundup

CRANKWORX 2020 ROTORUA ROUND UP After such an epic start, we’re all waiting to see if the Crankworx tour can finish it’s run this year. However, the health and wellbeing of everyone involved and their families is the priority. So whilst the rest of the tour is uncertain, let’s take a moment to look at … Continued


Crankworx World Tour 2020

CRANKWORX 2020 BRINGING YOU SPEED & STYLE Here at Mons Royale we think the best things come in twos. Up and down, boys and girls, speed and style, Mons and Royale. Mons for the mountains, Royale for riding them in style. That’s why we are stoked to be bringing Speed & Style to the Crankworx … Continued


Mons x Ghosts

MONS X GHOSTS We have teamed up with Ghosts to create highly technical, sustainable outerwear for athletes Jess Hotter & Craig Murray. From base layer to outerwear Jess Hotter and Craig Murray will be competing in this year’s Freeride World Tour completely head to toe in Mons Royale. We have teamed up with Ghosts, a … Continued


Why Wool? Gus Rowley, The Farmer That Skis Explains

“Maybe I’m a little biased as I’m a merino grower, but as I’m out in the hills every day, I’ve learned a bit about wool – how to ensure that happy sheep grow an awesome fleece and how that works when I’m out skiing.” Gus Rowley, the Farmer Who Skis explains, why wool?


Q&A With Gus Rowley, The Farmer Who Skis

We caught up with Gus Rowley to talk ZQ merino farming, shooting our latest video and of course, skiing.


Introducing Spring Summer ’20: Innovation For Every Mission

Our Spring Summer ’20 range is here. With fresh colours, bold graphics and innovative fabrics, we’re excited to introduce a range that inspires a life of action and adventure.

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