Gonzalez-Rubio on the Summit K2
Hello everybody who follow my diary!!!!!
I tell you that the second
attempt had to be delayed because of the weather. The snow on the mountain is
more every day so the ascent gets difficult, for safety reasons I am waiting
with my team for the mountain to settle down, because with so much snow there
are risks of avalanche.
It is better to wait a little
and not go into the mountain in the state it is now. The mountain will remain
there and I will be able to make more attempts, but to do this I must respect
the mountain, because it is the mountain who will decide who will reach the
I am totally prepared and
waiting for the days of 16 and 17 to be able to start climbing.
Thanks for your support, I
have really felt it, will be in touch.
I will soon send news about
Translated from Spanish by
Fernando Gonzalez-Rubio K2 Summiter Q&A March 2005 A must read
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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