On July, 19
at 8:00 Mingma Gelu Sherpa (25 years, Everest summiter) has added in his
collection the highest top of Europe (5642 m). With him the top was reached by
his friends: Alexander Abramov, Alexander Fedorovsky and Lyudmila Korobeshko.
The ascent has passed in warm, friendly atmosphere, despite of 15-
degree-frost and a strong wind. Numerous climbers with pleasure were
photographed with Mingma. Nikolay Cherny has specially risen on the Refuge to
meet the old friend with whom this year worked together on the Everest. Mingma
plans to stay 3 weeks in the Elbrus region and to establish a new record of a
high-speed climb on Elbrus.
said that he will waiting for representatives of the Kabardino-Balkaria
republic with reciprocal visit to Himalaya. Mingma Gelu Sherpa was a Sirdar
in "7 Summits club" Everest 2005 expedition. Mingma Gelu Sherpa is
Lakpa Sherpa brother, the
only woman to have summited Everest 5 times. His younger sister Summited
Everest at 15! In 2003 and 2004 Mingma Gelu summited with George and Lakpa
before becoming the sirdar for Alexander Abramov team in 2005.
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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