Blair reports in
Live from Everest! May 27th
Dam Mazur leader of the
SummitClimb Everest - Lhotse International Expedition called today. All is ok.
Dan is back in the cat bird's seat at camp 2. He plans a meeting with the
climbers on the permit tonight that are up at camp 2. There is lots of time
Dan's North side team is one of the few to
summit Everest this year. His north side team is leaving the mountain after summiting 8. Joao Garcia,
ran up Lhotse for the only known summit of Lhotse this year...
It was Joao Garcia's sixth 8000
meter peak, after Cho Oyu in 1993, Dhaulagiri in 1994, Everest in 1999,
Gasherbrum II in 2004 and Gasherbrum I in 2004, all without supplemental
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.