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Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Carson city Nev.
Topic Author's Original Post - Jun 2, 2011 - 01:39pm PT
Yep, looking for a dedicated team of five or six ! Mostly for high altitude rope fixing and one or two for "short roped sled work"! The short ropers should be burly.

What: Everest lhotse nuptse traverse and summits.

Details: Short rope sled work consists of hauling me, in the sled, up the pre fixed ropes to each summit. Additional altitude sherpas will ferry oxygen to each belay, camp and summit. All short ropers shall receive a FREE grigri 2!

sponsorships!: ARE AVAILABLE! Yes, you Gan get a three inch by eight inch decal ON THE ACTUAL SLED which will photographed on each summit! Power bar and Omega pacific are already on board, so room will fill fast- it aint that big of a sled! This will be a RECORD breaking ascent on sled, never done before! Dont hesitate to get on board now! Soon, everyone will want to do it! Ive heard rumor IMAX will be there tu!








ps, still looking for a cheap yak or two for the approach to base camps...



pss, also looking for some nice strong seat cushions, preferably inflatible..
neversummer

Trad climber
30 mins. from suicide USA
Jun 2, 2011 - 01:42pm PT
I got 1 barely used yak 4-sale....
happiegrrrl

Trad climber
www.climbaddictdesigns.com
Jun 2, 2011 - 01:43pm PT
ClimbAddict would love to sponsor your expedition. We can offer 100% cotton t-shirts to each member of the team!





Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Carson city Nev.
Topic Author's Reply - Jun 2, 2011 - 01:44pm PT
Happiegirrrrl^^^^^OMG SCHHAAAWWEEEET!!!!!

fat do tell!?
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Carson city Nev.
Topic Author's Reply - Jun 2, 2011 - 01:55pm PT
update, sherpas shall not only receive a free grigri 2, but a COTTON t shirt as well!

I have been collecting beta from the 1996 expedtion members (that survived) so route finding and negotiations are gonna be a bbbrreeeeze!


nversummer, sorry but im only accepting apps from IN country yaks- i feel its the "right" thing to do!
neversummer

Trad climber
30 mins. from suicide USA
Jun 2, 2011 - 02:00pm PT
RACIST !
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Carson city Nev.
Topic Author's Reply - Jun 2, 2011 - 02:05pm PT
i succumbed to political pressure..its the SPONSORS faults!!! The UOHY (union of himalayan Yaks) (pronounced yo-eee) threatened civil actions. We had to bend.
Stewart Johnson

climber
lake forest
Jun 2, 2011 - 02:05pm PT
Actually Ron h.a. sherpas make $500 a day for summitt bids.
its there job.they are quite good at what they do i.e. bringing cracker to the top and back down.not to mention making water, setting up tents, fluffing your bag, digging latrines and/or carrying your poop down.

so i really see no reason that you cant put together a top notch team.

i would like to donate my time and expertise to your endeavor and ive already contacted Cathay Pacific to be our airline sponser(we will fly all the way to base camp) a carbon fiber sled shall be custom made by Specialized to your height? and weight?
cheers see you in kdu!
p.s.good luck with the fundraising.
neversummer

Trad climber
30 mins. from suicide USA
Jun 2, 2011 - 02:06pm PT
WURD...BUT WHAT IF I CAN GET SOME PAPERS SHOWING CERTIFICATE OF ORGIN ?
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Carson city Nev.
Topic Author's Reply - Jun 2, 2011 - 02:08pm PT
Stewart! Unbeleivable support! The SKY is the limit man!! Ive been kept out of the loop as to the payment schedules for the team, i was just pointing out the bonuses that will be received through the gracious actions of our sponsors! Im waiting for a call from Jack daniels at this moment!


neversummer, bring papers, youll be IN!
guido

Trad climber
Santa Cruz/New Zealand/South Pacific
Jun 2, 2011 - 02:17pm PT
You know, ST could be a great place for an intelligent and relevant dialogue on sherpas and high altitude climbing ethics but this approach is demeaning for all and embarassingly not humorous. No wonder that some of the more respected and literate contributors on ST have pulled back in recent months. Fire away.
Stewart Johnson

climber
lake forest
Jun 2, 2011 - 02:18pm PT
WAIT i already contacted Patron to be our Patron!
were talkin big bucks ron..
it seem Patron wants to break into the asian scene with a bang,
and you getting dragged up and then sledding down everest is going to
make quite a bit of noise!
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Carson city Nev.
Topic Author's Reply - Jun 2, 2011 - 02:23pm PT
Patron is nice, in anejo! Your rapidly falling into base camp manager Stewart!




edit: Guido, lightnen up, this is a spoof on the clientel more than the SHERPAS!


edit 2: Fat, that Breashers doood wont have a snowballs chance in the mohjave, ill be packin...
Stewart Johnson

climber
lake forest
Jun 2, 2011 - 02:28pm PT
Guido, if you want to talk ethics try this;
everests back side, no people, bring  $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$.
everests back side, no people, bring $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$.
Credit: Paul Teare
1988. four people, kangshung face mt everest. no sherpas. no o2. no frikkin radios even. its called the neverest buttress.
any questions?
and ron i think this route on everest would be a perfect run for your sled!
plus ive been there so i would know who to bribe and who not to bribe.
cheers stewie
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Carson city Nev.
Topic Author's Reply - Jun 2, 2011 - 02:32pm PT
it appears to be a VERY stategic line protected from mass avalanche! YOU ARE THE climbing manager of the team now Stewie! Ill call power bar and get them going on your HAT! Good to know there will be an expirienced guy there! The beta ive gathered was in street/touron lingo, so im still fuzzy on that stuff!
Stewart Johnson

climber
lake forest
Jun 2, 2011 - 02:36pm PT
hey ron! im a bengals fan, can we get the suits made in orange and green?
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Carson city Nev.
Topic Author's Reply - Jun 2, 2011 - 02:40pm PT
Stewie, as the CLIMBING manager, you can have ANY COLOR your heart desires! If Bluewater ropes jumps in, Ill have em spin us up some custom colored cords for the whole thing! Is four mil good for fixed stuff??
Stewart Johnson

climber
lake forest
Jun 2, 2011 - 02:42pm PT
if we are all jumaring at once will 4 mill hold?
also you have to figure in the weight of the patron,
the sled, the sherpas rakshi and ciggarettes.
(dont give those guys any tequila)
John Moosie

climber
Beautiful California
Jun 2, 2011 - 02:44pm PT
I'd go with 2 mil for fixed lines. Its lighter and thus you will need less sherpas. And you are only talking 2 mil thinner then the 4 mil. Thats not all that much thinner.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Carson city Nev.
Topic Author's Reply - Jun 2, 2011 - 02:45pm PT
ehhhxcellent! i thought a cheaper bid would draw in the rope sponsors! I would like the "short rope" to be 11.mil! Im still lacking in poop-bag sponsrships though- if ya know anyone!
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