Cugat a l'Everest 2006 expedition the objective of getting to the summit, this
expedition will try get to the top the oldest and youngest Spanish persons
without oxygen. With this one, there are three Catalan expeditions who will
attempt to climb Everest next spring.
Sànchez was there representing the Federació d'Entitats Excursionistes de
Catalunya (FEEC or the Federation of Excursion Entities of Catalunya). There
were also the expedition members and Narcís Catanyer, the president of the
entity. During the presentation details of the expedition were presented.
to take the oldest person to the summit, Antoni Pifarré, 67, and the youngest,
Martí Mañosas, 21, of Spain.
route is the normal North Col via Tibet. This was the route of the first
Chinese climb in 1960. Initially they had chosen the Nepalese route, but the
high price and the unstable political situation in Nepal made some expeditions
chose the Chinese route.
of the expedition are: Xavi Aymar, Joan Antoni Barril, Jordi Bosch, Josep M.
Casajuana, Joan Castanyer
them have experience in the Andes and the Himalayas.
Catalan expeditions to Everest next spring are Comarques Girones and Terres de
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
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