Home
   Today's News
   8000 Meters Facts
  
Banners Ads
   Bookstore
   Classified Ads
   Climb for Peace
  
Contact

   Downloads
  
Educational
  
Expeditions
  
Facts
  
Games
  
Gear
  
History
  
Interviews

   Mailing List
   Media

   Medical
  
News (current)
   News Archives
   Sat Phones
   Search
   Seven Summits
   Snowboard
   Speakers
   Students
   Readers Guide
   Risks

   Trip Reports
   Visitor Agreement

   Volunteer/help

 

 Kangchenjunga International Expedition 2006


Portuguese Alpinist  Joćo Garcķa and Antonio Coelho will be climbing Kangchenjunga with Andrew Lock independently of Ralf Dujmovits and Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner and joined by Hirotaka Takeuchi and Veikka Gustafsson but sharing the same permit, they will attempt the peak from its South side. 

Joao Garcia 14 x 8000 Project

Conquering the World Highest Peaks

Joćo Garcia/Millenium BCP Project "Conquering the world Hieghest Peaks"

Its the project of the portuguese climber Joćo garcia with the suport of Millennium BCP portuguese bank.

Is next challenge is, until 2010, to reach the eight summits that he still needs to conquer of the 14 mountains with more than eight thousand meters .

Spring 2006 -Kangchenjunga 8586 m - Nepal/China

Autum 2006 Shisha Pangma 8046 m China (Tibet)

Summer 2007 K2 8611 m Paquistan/China

Spring 2008 Makalu 8463 m Nepal/China/Tibet

Autum 2008 Manaslu 8163 m Nepal

Spring 2009 Annapurna 8091m -Nepal -

Summer 2009 Broad Peak 8047 m -Paquistan/China

Summer 2010 Nanga Parbat 8125 m - Paquistan

 Mission:

 Until 2010 Joao Garcia will try to ascend the 14 8000, he have summited 6 without O2 include Everest . 

 Antonio Coelho  will be equiped by MILLET.

 

Millet One Sport Everest Boot Expedition and mountaineering boot for high altitude and extremely cold conditions. The Everest has conquered all 14 mountains over 8,000m and also the Seven Summits- and has now had a makeover to ensure continued peak preformance. With a newer sung, Alpine Fit, and even lighter Expedition footwear for mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold.  NOTE US SIZES LISTED. See more here.

 

A cold weather, high altitude double boot for extreme conditions The Olympus Mons is the perfect choice for 8000-meter peaks. This super lightweight double boot has a PE thermal insulating inner boot that is coupled with a thermo-reflective outer boot with an integrated gaiter. We used a super insulating lightweight PE outsole to keep the weight down and the TPU midsole is excellent for crampon compatibility and stability on steep terrain. WEIGHT: 39.86 oz • 1130 g LAST: Olympus Mons CONSTRUCTION: Inner: Slip lasted Outer: Board Lasted OUTER BOOT: Cordura® upper lined with dual-density PE micro-cellular thermal insulating closed cell foam and thermo-reflective aluminium facing/ Insulated removable footbed/ Vibram® rubber rand See more here.

 

 

 

 

 




 

Altitude pre-
  
acclimatization

   Ascenders

   Atlas snowshoes

   Black Diamond

   Botas

   Brunton

   Carabiners

   CaVa Climbing Shoes
   Clearance

   Clif Bar

   Cloudveil

   CMI

   Crampons

   Edelweiss ropes
  
Eureka Tents

   Featured

   FoxRiver

   Garmin

   Granite Gear

   Harnesses
   Headlamps
   Helmets

   HighGear
   Ice Axes

   Kavu Eyewear

   Katadyn

   Kelty

   Kong

   Lekisport

   Lowepro

   Motorola

   Mountain Hardwear

   Mountainsmith

   MSR

   Nalgene

   New England Ropes

   Nikwax

   Omega

   Patagonia

   Pelican

   Petzl

   PowerBar

   Princeton Tec

   Prescription Glacier

   Glasses

   Primus

   Rope Bags

   Seattle Sports

   Serius
  
Sleeping Bags

   Stubai

   Suunto

   Tents

   Thermarest

   Trango

   Tool Logic

   Trekking Poles
   Yaktrax
  
and more here

 



  

Send email to  • Copyright© 1998-2014  EverestNews.com
All rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Disclaimer, Privacy Policy, Visitor Agreement, Legal Notes: Read it