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Xrockies : 3000kms trough the Rocky Mountains

Updated the Thursday 25 September 2014

The world’s first unmotorized cross of the Rocky Mountains : here is the purpose of the X-Rockies project. Paragliding and ski touring will be our unique tools to croos the 3000km chain during 4 months.


Thomas Punty
Age : 24
Size : 1,80m
Weight : 65kgs
Occupation : Business School
Your favorite dish : I love my grandma’s Gnocchi, it’s a kind of pasta made with potatoes
A quote you always use : “We are better here than in jail, right ?”
Your most memorable adventure moment : Belaying under a paragliding
Worst experience : Having our gear stolen at a basecamp in Bolivia, we were forced to go back all the way down after the summit…A long 24 hours walk
Your gear for X-Rockies : Ozone Alpina ; Kortel Design Kolibri Harness ; and a good book.


Nelson DeFreyman
Age : 22
Size : 1,73m
Weight : 67kgs
Occupation : Skiing and Paragliding instructor
Your favorite dish : My grandma’s homemade pasta with a nice roastbeef
A quote you always use : “hard training, easy war”
Your most memorable adventure moment : Climbing the Lenin Peak in Kirghisztan
Your worst experience : When we got caught by the bad weather in Kirghisztan : 20 days stuck in a 2m² tent
Your gear for X-Rockies : Ozone Alpina ; Kortel Design Kolibri harness and ultralight skis

They are both equiped with Kolibri by Kortel Design.

Follow them on : http://www.xrockies.com and the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/xrockies

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