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  SKi8000 expedition 2004: The Team


Joost Schreve (29) is a highly experienced climber and skier. In 2003 he climbed Mera Peak (6462) in Nepal and made an unique and spectacular ski descent from the summit. Joost has been climbing since he was 14 years old and has successfully pursued several climbing courses of the Royal Dutch Alpine Club (KNKBV). Joost climbed many different mixed Alpine routes including the Lenzspitze north face. He was head instructor of the Mountain Camp (HGK), a climbing course for Dutch teenagers in the Alps, for five consecutive years. In 2002 he participated in the ski mountaineering instructors course of the KNKBV. During his free time Joost runs marathons (New York and Paris), plays squash and sails on his catamaran.

In 2001 Joost received his Master of Science degree from Delft University of Technology. During his studies Joost worked at Renault in Paris and at an internet company in Silicon Valley. From June 2001 until December 2003 he worked at Fredhopper, an internet software company in Amsterdam. Currently Joost focuses 24 hours a day on the Ski8000 expedition. After returning from the expedition Joost will pursue an international MBA.
Greg Nieuwenhuys (23) is ski expert and experienced climber. In 2003 he participated in a ski expedition to Nepal where he reached the summit of Island Peak (6189 m). At only seventeen years old, Greg climbed Mont Blanc, after which several giants followed. In 2001 he became ski mountaineering instructor of th Royal Dutch Alpine Club and was in charge of several courses. In 1990 Greg was 6th in his category at the world championships triathlon in Dallas. Greg likes running, cycling, fitness and squash to stay fit.

Greg holds a Master of Science degree in applied Physics from Delft University of Technology. Greg works at OC&C Strategy Consultants in Rotterdam. During his studies he did internships at investment bank Goldman Sachs in London and Shell in Rijswijk. After the expedition Greg will return to OC&C Strategy Consultants.

Herman Frima (29) supports the team as medical doctor. Herman is specialized in tropical medicine and has extended experience in several parts of the world including Papua New Guinee. Besides his professional expertise Herman has more than 10 years of skiing and climbing experience. He climbed several high mountains in the Alpes and in 2002 he reached the summit of Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain (5895 m).

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Millet One 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 collar.

Expedition footwear for mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold.  NOTE US SIZES LISTED. See more here.







 

 

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