The Majorca’s expeditionary
are in the Base Camp, where they will hope that the meteorological
conditions are optimal to continue the ascent
Due to the snow, which have a
thickness of 40 centimeters, the expeditionary ones from "Majorca to dalt of
tot. Everest 2006", will have to postpone a little, concretely between one or
two days, the assault to the great mountain.
The past Thursday, 13th of
April, Juan Antonio Olivieri, Tolo Calafat and Tolo Quetglas arrived at the
Base Camp, located to 5,400 meters on the level of the sea, and initiated,
after settling suitably, the preparations satisfactorily to carry out the
ascent strategies to the Everest.
Last Monday, they was
celebrated the invocation to the Gods of mountains to request protection and
luck for the expedition and, yesterday the sherpas raised stores, equipment of
scaling and food to them to fields 1 and 2, to 6,100 and 6,500 meters of
The assault operation to the
great mountain already has started up.
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
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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
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