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Comments by thomasribiere (11)

Article: Search abandoned for illegal French climbers
I'm surprised by this "illegal" expedition.
An advanced camp has been found on the Mt Paldor not under Ganesh Himal 7. And the french media as well as the French embassy don't talk about an illegal attempt across the border.

Article: Outdoor Retailer Winter Market '07 (Saturday Edition)
4 out of 5 stars I'm happy to see that you find Eider clothers nice. They have a reputation of high quality and high prices as well : I by example have owned a Polartec200 fleece with reinforced shoulders for 8 years now, that I paid a lot, but it still like new, so it was worth the investment.

Article: Outdoor Retailer Winter Market '07 (Sunday Edition)
4 out of 5 stars Hey Vegas!
About the eVent fabric : I bought a pair of moutain shoes last winter, an Italian brand called Kayland, with the eVent fabric inside, and I can tell FIRST HAND that it's BREATHABILITY is EXCELLENt! I'm not satisfied with the boot itself which is too rigid for my feet, but I feel warm in winter and cool in summer because it never gets wet inside, thanks to the eVent layer.
Is there a Kayland booth at the show???

Article: Outdoor Retailer Winter Market '07 (Monday Edition)
4 out of 5 stars The Reactor seems nice though expensive. Does it work with standard gaz canister, if yes which ones (I'm not sure I have understood this part)? The struggle when I travel outside of France is to find my Camping Gaz canisters, even if their availability has improved over the years, especially in the US.

Article: Australian Climbing Festival draws to a close
any pics of slackliners falling in the pool?

Article: 2007 Video Contest
OK, thanks for having clarified.

Article: 2007 Video Contest
Who votes? Any user? Some professional? Users who have submitted videos already? What about mutliple accounts to bomb up or down some videos? etc.

Article: 46 year old Queenslander sends 5.14a/b
There's a famous Italian writer, Erri de Luca, who climbed his first 8a and over at age older than 50 (he must be 57 right now).

Article: Acopa Lowrider Editorial Review
hello Larry! a happy new year from France!

Article: GHM Opposes Olympic Torch Relay to Everest
A bit of precisions about the GHM : it was created in the lates 1910's by the French Alpine Club, from which it later splits. His members now come from many different countries : by example, Neil Brodie was admitted last year, with a group of Iranian alpinists as well.

Article: Ondra sends South Africa's hardest
This teen is strong.