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K2 Expedition | The second-highest mountain

North Ridge - The north side of K2

North Ridge - The north side of K2

K2 the second-highest mountain

Altitude 8616m

To the mountaineer, K2 can be regarded as the ‘mountain of mountains’. Its allure arises from the combination of its isolation, extremes of weather, great altitude and technical climbing demands; K2 is a very serious and compelling objective. Our challenging route takes us onto the well documented Abruzzi Spur. This is one of six fine ridges that form a classical summit pyramid of rock and ice.

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Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner & Ralf Dujmovits Int. K2 North Pillar Expedition 2011

 

 

Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner Ralf Dujmovits Int. K2 North Pillar Expedition 2011 root

Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner & Ralf Dujmovits

Int. K2 North Pillar Expedition 2011 root

Dear Friends

Apologies for not having been in touch for such a long time but the last few months were packed with presentations, endurance training and a two-week climbing holiday in Croatia, during which I also had the time to recharge my batteries.

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Immelman down jacket | Latest product information

 

The Immelman

Stick’em up everybody……this is a hold up!

 

Since the first presentation at the Outdoor Retailer, we have continued the development of the Immelman.

Latest product information concerning the Immelman.

The technical key issue in the Immelman is the combination of articulation and a compartment system, that fixes the insulating down exactly where it is designed to be. To raise the performance of the Immelman, we have increased the total number of body side and inner sleeve compartment from 6 to 9. This increase in lateral compartments, offers a better guarantee that the insulation is maintained in the correct place, once the arms in movements and raised up.

 

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La voie Fourastier à la Point du Vallon de Etages

La voie Fourastier à la Point du Vallon de Etages

Retour en montagne pour une magnifique course sauvage et authentique dans cette face nord avec Paul. Départ à 3h du mat’ de la Bérarde pour le vallon des Etages. Le deux chemins qui montent du pont se rejoignent à l’entrée du vallon et ne vont guère au delà de 2000 m d’altitude. L’accès au haut du vallon et au glacier est hors sentier, puis sur neige durcie par le regel nocturne.

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라파옛 | 발란드레 (Valandre)| 침낭

쇼킹 블루 | 발란드레 (Valandre)| 침낭

쇼킹 블루 | 발란드레 (Valandre)| 침낭

Valandre. The only gear to have when the Sherpa is you

며칠 전에 프랑스 브랜드 발란드레(Valandre)의 다운 침낭(sleeping bags) 중 라파옡(La Fayette) 모델을 받았습니다. 최대한 저렴하게 사기 위해서 미국에 있는 분에게 부탁하여 미국 주소로 물건을 보냈고, 이번에 국내에 들어오면서 저에게 전달해 주었습니다. 인터넷으로 알게 된 분인데 대단히 감사할 따름입니다!!! Continue reading “라파옛 | 발란드레 (Valandre)| 침낭” »

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