8000 Meters Facts
7 Summits Club: Two Summits!
On May, 21st at 12:30 local
time members of the international expedition 7 Summits Club Slovenes Маrko
Lihteneker (45) and Viktor Mlinar (38) have successfully ascended to the
top of Everest. They were the first this year ! Slovenes climbers
successfully used a small window of weather. Now on Everest and in camp
ABC the strong wind blows. Possibly, today this window will be closed,
presumably till May, 27th. On our information, today about 15 climbers
could reach the top. The majority left on an ascent have been forced to
Abramov Leader of expedition.
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
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.