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Topic - VIDEO: Ice Nine Flys Off Ama Dablam

UKC Videos - on 11 May 2011
An ascent of the iconic Nepalese mountain Ama Dablam by Stuart Holmes (ably supported by the very capable Tim Mosedale (www.timmosedale.co.uk)) followed by the first ever descent by Speed Glider. The Yak 16.5 made by Gin Gliders weighs only 2.3kg, that's less than 3 kg total weight including harness. This type of wing made take off relatively easy in difficult gusty conditions giving a descent of just 10 minutes, thereby saving a day and a half of down-climbing.
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Watch the video: http://www.ukclimbing.com/videos/play.php?i=603

Also see: Who The Hell is Ice Nine? The Work of Stuart Holmes: http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=3675
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