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  Everest 2006: Fi and Paul Updates


Background

Four weeks to go....

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Back from our final training hike

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Oxygen masks and Sherpas

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Leaving tonight

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Hello from Kathmandu

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Market Day at Namche

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Fiona here again

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Hiked up to Debuche

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Visiting the Tengboche Monastery

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Trekked to Dingboche

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Rest day in Dingboche, Visiting medical clinic

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Further up the Khumbu Valley to the town of Lobuche

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Gorak Shep, last stop before Everest base camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: We've Arrived at Base Camp!

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Getting established at base camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Climbing Kala Patar and resting at Base Camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: All at Base camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Going through the Icefall

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Hiked down to Pheriche with Chris and Bridge

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Exploring Everest Base camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Relaxing in Pheriche

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Back up to Lobuche

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Back at Base Camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: The ice fall route is in place

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Resting & Testing at Base Camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Recouperating at base camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Happy Easter

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Fiona is starting to get sick

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Heavy Snows at Base Camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: More snow in base camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: More Downtime at Base Camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Three dead in Icefall Accident

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: A Somber Day at Base Camp Three dead and 4 injured in Icefall Accident

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Remembering Phinjo

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Going up the icefall tomorrow

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Yeah, we've arrived at Camp 1!

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Resting at Camp 1

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Second Day of rest at camp 1

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: We are at camp 2

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Resting at Camp 2

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Hiked out to the bottom of the Lhotse Face

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Back to Base camp...

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Another accident in the icefall...

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Learning how to use the new oxygen system

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Another Rest Day at Base Camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Safety thought the icefall

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Climbed up to Camp 2

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Getting ready to go to Camp 3

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Let the climbing begin...

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Back down to camp 2

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Back down to base camp...

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Weather talk at base camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Windy and Cold at Base Camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Summit Push Decisions and Preparations

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Off for the summit tomorrow

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: IMG Summits , getting ready at Camp 2

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: IMG Summits , getting ready at Camp 2

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: All dressed up with nowhere to go...

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Base Camp Friday 19th May

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Good weather forecast and we are set top go...

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: We are on our way!

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Camp 3 to Camp 4

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Arrived at Camp 4

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: At camp 4 getting ready for our summit attempt

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Mount Everest...here they come!

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: The Balcony

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: South Summit

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Paul turns back...

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Summit

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: What climbing Everest is really like...

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Paul's second attempt...

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Disappointed,  but no regrets

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Base Camp Base Camp Base Camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Glad to be back in base camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Packing up and leaving Base camp

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Back to Namche

 

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: We are in Lukla

 

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: Glad to be back in Kathmandu

 

Everest 2006: Fi and Paul: The Rumdoodle

 

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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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