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  UIAA MEDICAL COMMITTEE PRESENT A ONE DAY SYMPOSIUM ON CLIMBING & MOUNTAIN MEDICINE 


AT THE NATIONAL MOUNTAINEERING CENTRE PLAS Y BRENIN SNOWDONIA ON SATURDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 2006. 

This one day symposium with lectures and discussion opportunities is open to all interested Sports climbers and Mountaineers with or without medical knowledge. Speakers include an international line up of experts, all chosen for their clear presentations in English, including:

Dr Volker Schoeffl and Dr Christian Schlegel (Germany) on Sports Climbing injuries and training, Dr Buddha Basnyat (Nepal) on Medical Facilities in Nepal, Dr Henrick Jessen (Denmark) on the 1996 Everest accidents and frostbite, Patrick Peters (Luxembourg) on Orthopaedic Problems problems in Mountaineers (especially knees), Dr Bruno Durrer (Switzerland) on Hpothermia and crevasse rescue, Dr David Hillebrandt (UK) on Occupational Health Problems of International Guides, Ed Douglas (UK) on Dangers of Commercial Charity Fundraising trips to Altitude, Dave Binney (UK) discussion group on Sports Climbing Medicine. Ian Buck-Barret (UK) on an Overview of Analgesia for use in the Hills and Dr Jim Milledge (UK) as evening speaker on Historic Background to UK Mountain Medicine, 

There will also be short presentations on the UK/UIAA/University of Leicester Diploma of Mountain Medicine and its advisory service to mountaineers, on the UK frostbite advice and treatment service and the MAD advice service for Diabetic climbers. 

Target audience are all active mountaineers and climbers especially those involved in guiding and instruction in the UK and abroad, commercial and private expedition climbers and organisers, competitive sports climbers, mountain rescue personnel. 

Millet One 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 collar.

Expedition footwear for mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold.  NOTE US SIZES LISTED. See more here.

A cold 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.

 






 

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