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OR brand work best over plastic mountaineering boots. The expedition had no major mishaps, and none of the 12 professional climbers evinced any obvious signs of high-altitude illness; the only acute case of mountain sickness was a mild one in the expedition’s amateur climber. To have such an accumulation of metabolic waste products in the forearm, that forming even a basic grip becomes impossible.

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