Abele Blanc is still in shock
but he got up a few minutes from his bed in Kathmandu Hospital.
is still in shock after the dramatic experience happened
when with other climbers has been hit by an ice avalanche and Christian
Kuntner died due to inner haemorrhage. The Aosta Valley climber is
hospitalized in Kathmandu. His conditions do not worrying but shock prevent
him from recognizing his friends. A medical examination excluded head trauma
and today he even got up from his bed for a few minutes.
Kathmandu the Italian Embassy is helping the members of the expedition to
organise the return to Italy. The conditions of Marco Barmasse (with only some
wounds on his face) and Stephan Paul Andres (with a broken shoulder) are
Camandona who was with Silvio Mondinelli and other 3 climbers at about 6.600 m
and 100 m above the rest of the expedition told: "The serac with big ice
blocks fell 5 metres away from us. The ice avalanche swept away the other
roped party for about 500 m. We were trying to reach Camp 3 and have just
started going up along the fixed ropes. The serac came off at about 7.400 m
from a glacier with a front of 2 km and 80 m that high hang over the
C2 to C3. For some hours we are compelled to walk under it."
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
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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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