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The Haute Route - Life is a Pass

Switzerland, 16 minutes, 2013
Directed by Tom Malecha
Screening: Mountain Bike Show, Fri Feb 14 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm) - North American Premiere
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Two friends set out to ride the world's most famous ski tour - on their mountain bikes.

Life is a pass. To make it to the top, it takes determination, stamina and the will to suffer. Two friends set out to ride the world's most famous ski tour - on mountain bikes. This is their story. And it is about glaciers, exhaustion and the real challenges in life.

Tom Malecha
Born and bred in the flat lands of Western Germany, Tom moved to Switzerland in 2008. With a background as a creative in advertising, the passionate mountainbiker and snowboarder turned his love for film making and the outdoors into a profession.

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