They are Nepalese
mountaineers having an independent Everest expedition team from North ridge.
The following are the expedition members.
1. Mr Khil Bahadur Thapa is
ex British army & he is quit fit & enough strong to climb the Mt Everest.
2. Mr Endra Bahadur Rai is doing the profession as a Trekking &
mountaineering guide since several years. He is White water rafting guide as
well. He already climbed the Mera peak (6654m), Island peak (6160m) & other
more trekking peaks in Nepal.
They departed from KTM on
15th of April 2006 via Zangmu. At the moment they are doing up & down for
the acclimatization propose. They have planed to reach on the 7900 meters
(north col) on 5th May 2006 & stay over night there. The proposed to climb
the Mt Everest is adventure awareness for the youth. Both of the members are
supporting by Climbing Sherpa Mr Dawa Norbu Sherpa.
They are trying their first
summit attempt on 14 & 15th of may 2006.
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.