Quote Originally Posted by John L
So, what is he taking / did he take on his climb?
The jury is still out. However, the Rollei 35 is a front runner (probably the 'B' variant as it's cheaper and doesn't rely on batteries).

Whatever he decides on he'll probably also be borrowing my Olympus mju II 135 PAS as a backup.

Once again, many thanks to everyone for their contributions! Very much appreciated!