5/10/2007: Arnold called: This is Arnold, the leader of the SummitClimb
Everest-Tibet Expedition. Tomorrow the yaks will arrive to bring the gear up
to our people and they will slowly start the ascent of the climb of the North
Col. At the ABC Phil, Michael, Aldas and Jianggiu are getting ready for a
summit assault on the 12th if the weather stays good. The next summit group
will be the Belgians-Bjorn, Stein, Jeff, together with Jangbu and Pemba
are aiming for around the 15th. Tunc, Mustafa, Matt, Walter and Richard
are coming back from Chugache tomorrow, and Kevin and Martin are on the way
to ABC. They're going to sit there and see if they are going to have a good
chance for the summit.
Yesterday there was a lot of fireworks here in Base Camp, it means the
Chinese they reached the summit and a successful expedition with the torch
Many Congratulations to the Chinese Team!!! Bye bye.
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.