Home
   Today's News
   8000 Meters Facts
  
Banners Ads
   Bookstore
   Classified Ads
   Climb for Peace
  
Contact

   Downloads
  
Educational
  
Expeditions
  
Facts
  
Games
  
Gear
  
History
  
Interviews

   Mailing List
   Media

   Medical
  
News (current)
   News Archives
   Sat Phones
   Search
   Seven Summits
   Snowboard
   Speakers
   Students
   Readers Guide
   Risks

   Trip Reports
   Visitor Agreement

   Volunteer/help

 

  Everest / Lhotse 2006: Silvio Mondinelli Summits


Silvio, "Gnaro" Mondinelli reached the summit of Lhotse this morning at 10 am, local time, together with Gianpaolo Corona and Gianpaolo Casarotto. They left C4 at 2.00 am, the weather was very cold and windy. He phoned me from the summit and I could hear the strong wind.

Its been a very hard climb, since they were forced to break trail in a deep snow all the way up. After two hours he was back to C4 and his idea is to reach BC for tonight.

For Gnaro his 12 8.000! Ciao Idel

Earlier report: This morning 9 May 2006, Gnaro together with his mate: Michele Enzio, Marco Confortola, Christian Gobbi, reach the main summit of Shisha Pangma.

They left ABC yesterday morning and spend the night in CIII at 7.150 m, after at 3 o'clock they start their attempt to the summit that they reach at 11,30 together with two Spanish climber.

At the moment Gnaro's on the way to ABC. Finally after three time that he reach the "middle" he definitely closed with Shishapangma.

This is his 11th 8.000 meters peaks, infact he climb: MANASLU (1993), CHO-OYU (1997), EVEREST (2001), DHAULAGIRI (2001), GI (2001), GII (2001), MAKALU (2002), KANCHENJUNGA (2003), K2 (2004), NANGA PARBAT (2005), SHISHA PANGMA (2006).

Now after some days of rest he will go to attempt Lhotse.

I will keep inform when I receive some news.

Best regards,  Idel

We covered Silvio Mondinelli several times including Autumn Annapurna 2002, Winter Broad Peak, Kangchenjunga, etc

 

Millet One Sport Everest Boot Expedition and mountaineering boot for high altitude and extremely cold conditions. The Everest has conquered all 14 mountains over 8,000m and also the Seven Summits- and has now had a makeover to ensure continued peak preformance. With a newer sung, Alpine Fit, and even lighter Expedition footwear for mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold.  NOTE US SIZES LISTED. See more here.

 

A cold 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.

 

 

 

 

 




 

Altitude pre-
  
acclimatization

   Ascenders

   Atlas snowshoes

   Black Diamond

   Botas

   Brunton

   Carabiners

   CaVa Climbing Shoes
   Clearance

   Clif Bar

   Cloudveil

   CMI

   Crampons

   Edelweiss ropes
  
Eureka Tents

   Featured

   FoxRiver

   Garmin

   Granite Gear

   Harnesses
   Headlamps
   Helmets

   HighGear
   Ice Axes

   Kavu Eyewear

   Katadyn

   Kelty

   Kong

   Lekisport

   Lowepro

   Motorola

   Mountain Hardwear

   Mountainsmith

   MSR

   Nalgene

   New England Ropes

   Nikwax

   Omega

   Patagonia

   Pelican

   Petzl

   PowerBar

   Princeton Tec

   Prescription Glacier

   Glasses

   Primus

   Rope Bags

   Seattle Sports

   Serius
  
Sleeping Bags

   Stubai

   Suunto

   Tents

   Thermarest

   Trango

   Tool Logic

   Trekking Poles
   Yaktrax
  
and more here

 



  

Send email to  • Copyright© 1998-2014  EverestNews.com
All rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Disclaimer, Privacy Policy, Visitor Agreement, Legal Notes: Read it