Sherpa Adventure Gear 2009 Spring/Summer by Sherpa

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men s stoney richards taking a break after climbing a rock spire near leavenworth washington photo by joseph puryear 1.877.724.8735 1.877.sag-trek clothing type

a life styles men s suren short sleeve shirt new for `09 dventures whether far-flung or close to home can easily take you from cars trains and planes to steep precipices and breathtaking summits followed by blissfully achy evenings enjoying a pitcher and a slice of pie or a steaming bowl of daal bhat to keep weight down in your pack you need clothing as versatile as your itinerary thanks to a seamless blend of technical fabrics and street styling these go-anywhere do-anything pants shorts and shirts are the ideal choice for climbing hiking traveling fishing or just wearing around town suren long sleeve shirt the perfect trekking and traveling shirt with five versatile pockets you can carry your wallet passport boarding pass id pen snack bar lip balm ipod and more moisture-wicking stretch micro-ripstop fabric keeps you comfortable from train to trail · stretch fabric wicks moisture and dries quickly when wet · zippered napoleon chest pocket for essentials · back mesh vents and

we ve taken our popular karnali long sleeve shirt named after the longest river in nepal and updated it with a lighter weight wicking fabric and short sleeves for summer this stylish plaid shirt might look too nice to wear on the water or when hitting the trail but it has all the technical features you need for a long day outdoors · · · · zippered napoleon and chest pockets carry essentials securely mesh back panel provides cooling air flow in warm weather wicking fabric provides upf 40 sun protection and dries quickly when wet sleeve gusset for unrestricted mobility karnali short sleeve shirt vastu polo new for `09 in nepali vastu refers to designing and building living environments in harmony with the physical and metaphysical forces of our world the vastu shirt is stylish comfortable and technical all at once making this functional polo a harmonious choice for everything from trekking to traveling to climbing or even just grabbing a beer with friends · raglan sleeves for

e hard shell men s gokyo ultra-light 3-layer anorak new for `09 ven in summer harsh weather and fast-moving storms regularly assault climbers in the himalaya when nasty conditions set in dependable waterproof outerwear can mean the difference between an exciting adventure and total disaster all of our hard shells have been field tested by experienced everest sherpas in the mountains of nepal so you can feel confident they ll keep you dry in even the worst weather halka rain jacket halka means light as air in nepali and that s exactly what this jacket is lean and good looking this ultra-lightweight waterproof/breathable cando jacket has all the features you need it comes with a stuff sack for easy storage and is practically weightless so you won t hesitate to take it along on even the shortest day hike · · · · · 2.5 layer seam-sealed and waterproof/breathable for less-than-perfect days adjustable wrist closures and bungee waist keep out the elements under-arm zip vents keep you

a tributetodan amgyal s herpa da namgyal sherpa photo courtesy pasang namgyal sherpa b t he q uiet s herpa enough for him that his friend tenzing was the one that enjoyed the ultimate success and the trappings that came with it in 1954 he was one of the six elite sherpas to be sent to rosen laui switzerland on a climbing course once again he was there with his friends ang tharkey and tenzing probably regaling each other at the irony of having to retrain themselves as climbers returning home to his wife and two sons he joined the hmi as a climbing instructor in the years that followed he became very popular and gained a fair measure of fame as an intrepid teacher to hundreds of cadres from the indian army and the police force he continued to travel all over india conducting climbing courses until he retired from mountaineering at the age of 55 after his retirement he chose to never climb again preferring instead to spend the quiet years with his wife pasang phuti and his two sons both

kalpana top in nepali the word kalpana means dreams if you ve been dreaming of owning a long sleeve base layer that s light enough for warmer weather but has a smooth easy-layering fabric this is it designed just for sherpa adventure gear the kalpana s ultra-light state-of-the-art dry zone smart fabric has a high-tech thermal conductivity control that makes it warm in winter cool in summer plus it s semi-waterproof fast-wicking and dries in just one second so you can wear it alone and hardly notice rain or sweat · · · · · blocks 99 of uv rays so you don t get burned at high elevations so light it floats woven with anti-bacterial silver ions to minimize odors quarter-zip neck for extra venting in warm conditions welded sleeve pocket holds essentials mala tee new for `09 soft as cotton but with the breathability and moisture-wicking properties of synthetic fabrics this technical tee made of the same fabric as our mala hoodie is a terrific choice for everyday trail comfort ·

sherpeni long sleeve shirt remote sherpeni col sits at just over 19,000 in the himalaya and is a spectacular trekking destination offering views of three of the world s five highest mountains makalu kanchenjunga and everest though this soft and stylish plaid shirt may look too nice to wear in the mountains durability and technical features like a mesh back and quick-dry wicking fabric make it quite popular with river and trekking guides alike and an ideal choice for long approaches to high cols · · · · · stretch ripstop nylon is breathable quick-drying and comfortable 2 lower front zip pockets are ideal for stashing cash lip balm etc zip chest pocket is sized to fit your passport underarm panel and relaxed fit for added mobility seamless shoulders reduce chafing under pack straps laxmi top lhamu 4-way stretch shirt new for `09 named after the hindu goddess of wealth luck love and beauty the laxmi shirt has all the bases covered but this shirt has more than just good looks­it

w soft shell women s new for `09 padmini jacket hen it comes to staying comfortable during sweat-inducing activities and chilly ever-changing weather nothing beats the versatility breathability and comfort of a soft shell though not completely waterproof our soft shells stand up to light rain and snow showers with ease best of all they re perfect as outerwear when you re playing hard yet you can easily layer them under a hard shell if conditions turn wet cold and nasty for those active summer pursuits when the weather is cool and breezy the padmini provides the perfect balance of wind protection moisture management and freedom of movement with articulated elbows underarm gussets and a 4-way stretch combination of cool max® and spandex this jacket is ready for action · · · · · 4-way stretch polyester provides mobility and comfort the most air circulation of any windproof jacket fast-absorbing anti-microbial fabric keeps you feeling and smelling fresh longer tail for added

w insul at i o n women s 60 gsm hen you re climbing or trekking at high elevations in nepal or anywhere else even in summer the mercury can plummet at night or when a sudden snow squall rolls in suddenly you need more than just a few layers and a shell to keep you comfortable that s where these toasty-warm insulating pieces come in vajra primaloft® jacket when you don t need a full-on parka or even a down sweater but you do need a bit of insulation for those chilly mountain mornings this jacket is ideal warm even when wet you ll take this cozy jacket everywhere thanks to its small packed size · · · · compresses down to next-to-nothing to fit neatly in your pack 2 hand-warmer pockets and one zip chest pocket hold necessities lycra® binding at collar and cuffs creates a snug seal a dwr coating makes the ultra-light ripstop nylon water resistant vajra primaloft® vest 60 gsm sometimes just a little extra insulation around your core is all you need to stay nice and toasty for

s h e r pa adventuregeari climbing ever higher t s hard for us to believe it s already been 5 years since we founded sherpa adventure gear our growth and success has been beyond our wildest dreams our clothing and gear is now available in more than 10 countries worldwide as our brand grows the sherpa story spreads and with every increase in sales we are able to donate more money back to the often-impoverished sherpa communities in nepal impact on the planet we use green packaging and eco-friendly sustainable fabrics like merino wool organic cotton and bamboo whenever possible and we look for ways to reduce our carbon footprint climbing towards the next summit we can t predict what the next year holds but we can continue to strive ever-upwards growing our brand spreading the sherpa story and searching for more ways to support the sherpa community back home we hope you join us on the journey always giving back this year we are thrilled to see the fruits of our labor in the form of a

catalog design and studio photography by joseph puryear cascade images copywriting by stacy karacostas cover photo pasang lhamu sherpa with dhaulagiri the worlds 7th highest mountain in the background joseph puryear back cover photo a boy prostrating in front of the jokhang temple lhasa tibet joseph puryear contributing photographers tracey cottingham joseph puryear stoney richards chhewang nima sherpa lhakpa rita sherpa nima sherpa pasang namgyal sherpa special thanks to the catalog team tsedo sherpa tashi sherpa indra chitrikar bini bajracharya suren singh ram kumar pooja bansal nima sherpa mala lacoul laxmi krishna lok gurung yangji sherpa bec a u se life is anadve nture www.sher paad ve nturegear c o m for more information and to find a dealer near you please