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Update May 16th: The climbers voted on an extension of their
expedition. They have agreed to stay until May 31 (from the original May 27
date) in the hopes of having an opportunity to go up as the weather improves.
The last attempt past Camp 1 was not successful due to high winds. Climbers
are now resting and planning to make their way up later this week.
Monterosa Treks & Expeditions
is an adventure trekking operation out of Nepal. They offer expeditions
throughout Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, Darjeeling, Sikkim and Pakistan. Since their
establishment in 1993 they have been offering tours in English, Japanese,
French, Italian, Spanish and German. Monterosa is an active member of the
Trekking Agents Association of Nepal, and the Nepal Mountaineering Association.
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
SIZES LISTED. See more here.
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.