8000 Meters Facts
7 Summits Club: Down to base camp
Today all our team, except
Lorenzo Gariano and Robert Ulf, has gone down in the base camp. For a long
time, we did not gather under our big yellow tent, which all names "a
caterpillar". The weather in the base camp is good now, very warmly. It
would not be necessary to close tents at all. Today members of Indian
expedition "Airforce" came to us on a visit.
Tomorrow the part of our
team plans to leave in Xegar. Tomorrow also we plan to see off home
Sergey Semenov and Dmitry Tsokur. Their term of stay in our mountaineering
camp was finished. Their program was designed only up to North Col. All
Members ad Sherpas are alive - are healthy, everyone send the regards,
nobody coughs. In our tents is warm. The majority of members from others
expeditions speak, that the Russian Base Camp is one of the best this
AlpIndustria Adventure team Project
In seasons 2003 and 2004
Russian Adventure Team organized 2 successful commercial expeditions on
Everest from Tibet side. Based on the last 2 years' experience, RAT is
launching another Everest expedition in spring 2005.
"Looks like people trust us,
- says Alexander Abramov (Alex), the founder and permanent leader of Russian
Adventure Team Everest Expeditions - and this year the list of participants
is practically ready before the New Year.
Sport Everest Boot has made some minor changes by adding
more Kevlar. USES Expeditions / High
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-75°F Gore-Tex® Top dry / Evazote Reinforcements with aramid threads.
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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
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