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Travel Blogs from Blackburn
... strong biner. The 30kN Boa is the – yes, and you’ve guessed it – ‘Grandaddy’’ of lockers'.
It has impressive gate closed strength and is robust enough to cope with the toughest of rigging scenarios. And yet, because it has an I-Beam construction, it is still impressively light.
Julbo’s top-of-the-line mountaineering sunglass, the Explorer is designed to perform superiorly in high altitude environments, where mountaineers are overly susceptible to eye damage from sun and reflections.
- Lenses: for protection from
high-altitude sunlight, Explorer is available with either the Camel
polarized, photochromic, anti-fog lens; the glass Alt Arc 4 lens; or the
Spectron 4 lens.
- Camel® ...
... he wanted rid of me! In the 5 days since deciding to go I've already got lost going to Liverpool from Manchester (just a simple 1 hour train journey away) and then only 2 hours after getting a backpack for my travels I lost that too... Only I sign of things to come. I will try update as much as I can with everything that goes on and share the weird and smelly situations I get in to. Next stop Thailand ( I ...
... Mount Everest. This is the route where George Mallory and Sandy Irvine were lost close to the summit in 1924.
They were last seen below the Second Step. Whether they made it to the top remains a mystery to this day.
Climbers can drive to base camp at 17,000 feet. From there, it's a 14 mile ...
This is the southeast ridge route through Nepal. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay climbed this route when they became the first to reach the summit in 1953.
Jon Krakauer climbed this route in 1996, when several climbers were killed in a storm
high on Everest and became the ...