How to treat blister during your climbing trip

Blisters can add a heavy load to your climbing trip. Just as with bites and stings, the best defense is a good offense. Prevention Be sure shoes or boots fit properly. Tight shoes cause pressure sores; loose shoes cause friction blisters. Break in new boots gradually before any long hikes. Wear a thin liner sock … Read more How to treat blister during your climbing trip

National Geographic – Everest 50 Years on the Mountain (2003)

Ever since I read the fascinating book “Into Thin Air” by Jon Krakauer, I have maintained an interest in Mt. Everest. I read several more books on the subject (and the tragedy that Krakauer wrote of). I also saw a few documentaries and a terrible “made-for-TV” movie on the tragedy. I saw the I-Max movie … Read more National Geographic – Everest 50 Years on the Mountain (2003)

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Mount Kinabalu Climbathon 2006 video from YouTube

This year’s Mount Kinabalu Climbathon 21st edition will be held earlier than usual, on 25-26 August 2007. I check out their official website and found a very good video on the events from YouTube. Check it out: If you think of participating, go to their website and fill in the registration form. A US$33,400 in … Read more Mount Kinabalu Climbathon 2006 video from YouTube