expedition initiates the ascent to Field II
Majorcans expeditionary have predicted to arrive the next Saturday to Camping
II, to 6,400 meters of height.
After they installed Field I,
the Majorcans expeditionary have enjoyed a pair of days of rest for adapting
their bodies to the height and to recover of some ailments.
Jose Maria Alvarez "Jopela”,
yesterday went to the Medical Center of the Base Camp and the doctor diagnosed
a viral infection to him whose was caused him an irritation in the lungs and
for this reason he will remain in the Base Camp during these three days of
acclimatization and preparation of the height camps.
Today, the rest of the
Majorcans expeditionary has started the way in the direction of the ice
cascade of the Khumbu for Camping I, to 6060 meters, where they will spend the
night and the next Saturday they will retake the march by the Silence Valley
until arriving at Field II, 6,400 meters, where they will remain all the night
to become acclimated itself, and will lower to the Field Base Sunday.
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.