THE DREAM IS STILL INTACT IN THE HIMALAYAS
They left in mid-September with the ambition of making the first ski descent of Dhaulagiri (8,167m - Nepal) but the weather conditions decided otherwise. Vivian Bruchez, Mathieu Maynadier, Michael Arnold and Mathéo Jacquemoud were forced to turn back when they got to Camp 2. At very high altitude, reason must prevail over passion. Although they’re of course a bit disappointed, they can console themselves with the thought that their dream of drawing curves on the “White Mountain” remains intact…
THE EXPEDITION AS IF YOU WERE THERE
Acclimatization, equipment, extreme cold, weather, topography – so many different issues that our athletes will have to prepare for, anticipate and then confront on site to reach the summit and achieve a successful descent. We went to meet them before they left for Nepal so they could tell you all about their preparations.
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Julbo reinvents mountain goggles with ULTIMATE COVER, combining high protection and ultra lightness. This model provides optimum protection for the eyes and face thanks to a nose guard and removable Spandex side shields that comfortably protect against sun, wind and cold. Its modular design can accompany the mountaineer from training in the valley to reaching the highest peaks.
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Our ALPHA goggle feature Julbo's Frameless technology to give a wide and unobstructed field of vision when skiing or snowboarding. The modern design highlights a large cylindrical lens, and perfect integration of a wide helmet compatible strap. Julbo's SPECTRON lens range combines superior optical quality and our proprietary anti-fog double lens technology, guaranteeing clear and protected vision.
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Julbo has produced a stylish frame for those who climb, run or ride in the mountain to reflect both their spirit of adventure and technical ability. All terrain and all protection, SHIELD will open both your field of vision and your mind to what's possible: REACTIV Photochromic lenses for perfect vision, and non-slip curved temples with Grip Nose so they stay on your head when things get bumpy!
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