His short story! I was born and
raised on a farm in Nebraska and enjoyed practicing rope tricks. While
attending a trick roping school in Arizona as an adult, I met people that had
performed rope tricks on the Great Wall of China and other cool historical
places. At that time I was planning to climb Mt. McKinley and figured I could
perform a rope trick on the summit. After summiting McKinley, I decided to
attempt a rope trick on each of the Seven Summits, which I completed this July
on Elbrus. I still live in Alaska and work in Prudhoe Bay for BP Alaska as an
The attached pictures are of
me doing rope tricks on McKinley and Aconcagua.
After joining the Army and
leaving the flatlands of Nebraska, I ended up After joining the Army and
leaving the flatlands of Nebraska, I ended up stationed in Alaska. It was in
Alaska that I got the bug to climb mountains.
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
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Sport Everest Boot has made some minor changes by adding
more Kevlar. USES Expeditions / High
altitude / Mountaineering in extremely cold conditions / Isothermal to
-75°F Gore-Tex® Top dry / Evazote Reinforcements with aramid threads.
Avg. Weight: 5 lbs 13 oz Sizes: 5 - 14 DESCRIPTION Boot with semi-rigid
shell and built-in Gore-Tex® gaiter reinforced by aramid threads, and
removable inner slipper Automatic crampon attachment Non-compressive
fastening Double zip, so easier to put on Microcellular midsole to
increase insulation Removable inner slipper in aluminized alveolate
Fiberglass and carbon footbed Cordura + Evazote upper Elasticated
Expedition footwear for
mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold. NOTE US
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