Dr Sean Egan
Earlier this morning, Canadian Dr Sean Egan who was leading an expedition on
Mount Everest, collapsed and died on his way down the mountain. It was Dr
Egan’s third trip to the mountain, and it was to be his first summit attempt.
had been suffering from a respiratory infection, since arriving at Base Camp
on Mount Everest and had decided to head down the mountain to a lower altitude
to aid his recovery and to seek further medical advice. He was in Dughla, on
his way to Pheriche, when it is believed he suffered a cardiac arrest, just
before noon on Friday April 29th.
was a professor of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa.
is being transported to Kathmandu before being brought back to Canada.
details will be made available as they become known.
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
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