Q: Brad, how do explain such strength in Sandy? Actually Alan, in a world exclusive I can now reveal that Sandy’s strength is actually the result Replica Zenith watches of secret genetic experimentation combining New Zealand and Japanese parents. This rare mix, combines the DNA of the first male and female climbers to climb Everest. Thus, Sandy is an exotic blend of Japanese steely reserve and Kiwi rugged individualism. Unfortunately, it also means that Sandy wishes to use Hello Kitty crampons and we have to restrain her from performing the Haka at the Puja ceremony. Q: We all climbed together on Everest in 2008 with none of us summiting.
What lessons from that climb will you apply in 2010? In a nutshell, we weren’t sufficiently physically and mentally prepared for Everest in 2008. We replica Cartier watch were both working like crazy to get money for the trip. We didn’t have time for the incredible amount of training required. 2010 will be different as we have had 2 years to contribute to an Everest fund and on the fitness side, we have managed to raise our training to a whole new consistent level.
Another lesson learnt, is that we plan on doing much more acclimatization hikes once we are at EBC. In 2008, our Altitude Junkies group was so replica Omega watch cool and those crazy guys at Mountain Professionals so much fun to hang out with, we kind of dropped our eye on the overall prize and spent a lot of time chatting and socializing. Next time less socializing, more walking.We all know that acclimatization is aided with gentle exertion, the more we breathe, the better we acclimatize.