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  Mt Everest 2006: Alpine Ascents Everest 2006: Namaste to all from Everest BC


 

5400meters: Namaste to all from Everest BC. We back here this afternoon in BC after 6 nights below. We apologize for the sporadic cybercasts over the past several days. Moving our tech equipment daily makes for a few power and signal challenges. Now that we're back in BC we'll be back to more consistent cybercasts with photos included. Everyone is sleeping now after arriving just in time for a big lunch.

I'll be writing in the morning with updates as to our plans for the next few days. Tomorrow morning starts with oxygen school just after breakfast! As you probably know, there's lots of action on the mountain right now. We'll fill you in soon.

All the best,  Dave

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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.

 

 




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