8000 Meters Facts
from Expedition L'echappee Belle Cho Oyu 2006
News from Expedition L'echappee Belle Cho Oyu 2006
Expedition L'echappee Belle Cho Oyu 2006 members : Johanne Veilleux, Rejean
Audet, Gilles Harvey, Marie-Josee Vasseur guided by Jean-Pierre Danvoye summit
the Cho Oyu at 6h25 AM on October 2sd 2006. The group sherpas, Tendi Sherpa,
Lhakpa Nuru sherpa, Dawa Tenzing Sherpa, Pema Sherpa, also reached the summit.
Johanne Veilleux climbed without any oxygen supply, from our knowledge she is
the first Quebec women to climb a 8000m without oxygen assistance. According
to last satellite phone communication the group was back to camp 2.
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.
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