8000 Meters Facts
Lhasa bus service begins
The bus service between
Kathmandu-Lhasa has started from Lhasa on April 29 and is scheduled to arrive
in Kathmandu on May 1, 2005. Similarly, the bus service from Kathmandu to
Lhasa will be inaugurated in Kathmandu on May 1, 2005 amidst a grand function.
Sixty-five persons have so far applied for the ticket to go to Lhasa but some
of them do not have passports. Altogether 40 passengers, including nine
government officials, are scheduled to leave for Lhasa.
The Minister for Labour and Transport Management is scheduled to inaugurate
the bus, which will leave Sajha office at Pulchowk on May 1 in the presence of
Chinese Ambassador to Nepal. A brief function will be organised at the
Friendship Bridge on Nepal-China border, where director general of the DoTM,
Hari Prasad Nepal, is scheduled to welcome the bus with Chinese government
officials on board. Nepal Tourism Board has organized a familiarization tour
for journalists on the same route.
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.