In bed in Nylam,
thankfully we have decided to change hotels as the last one was a dump
to put it mildly. This hotel is clean, warm & well, of low western
standards, I think the final straw that broke the camels back in the
other grotto was the rats, yes you have read correctly RAT's! Well after
Adrian encountered his first rat that was it, time to go else where, now
I was happy to stay don't get me wrong, but as a team player I decided
it was best that accompanied the rest of group. Other news today is that
Andy & Jonathan are feeling unwell, but are being well looked after, so
please Sharon and Andy's family do not worry, it's nothing serious and
hopefully they get better very soon.
Thanks to Kate for typing the last blog, and I would like to add Fergal
& I really have had a cold/Flu what’s this rubbish about swaning around?
Don't always believe that girl, do you think Fergal & I are
Anyway the dinner this evening was fantastic and probably the best we
have had since arriving in Asia, its hard to believe that earlier today
the same restaurant produced such a awful meal, different chef maybe?
For those who are interested the Breitling is performing brilliantly and
working in two time zones, I might add. Thanks for asking.
Nylam this morning and in Tinigiri now, seen everest for the first
time!. Everyone keeping well.
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.