17th.Nov.2004, Ma Yihua got to summit of Mt.Siguniang as one of the Chinese FA team while suited in BIGPACK.
Ma Yihua, the genuine legend amongst China alpinist. As one of the alpinism pioneers in the prime, he was described by other as a rhino, tough and tensile. In 2003, he founded China’s first alpinism service company — Chengdu Crest Exploration, which popularized the sports amongst civilians. Since then he with his partner Zeng Shan had became the glazing twin stars in the Chinese aplinist circle. Having been awarded the prize of “Top Ten alpinists”, “The Best Alpinism Event” by China Golden Rhino in 2005,”Top Ten Outdoor Club Managers”, The Best Alpinism Event” by China Golden Rhino in 2006. Later,the Chinese FA of Mt.Siguniang pushed him and his alpinism career to the zenith. Ma Yihua faded out amongst Chinese alpinist circle since he moved to Canada in 2007, however he never stopped pursuing his alpinic enthusiasm and instead spent much time on the same activity in North America. He had led his team twice to climb the summit of Mt.Baker, through the northern and southern routes near the US-Canada border. He had also took a self-driving tour around the Arctic circle. Oct.2012, he is coming back ,with the great passion for China Alpinism. A victorious alpinist, a 6000m Chinese unclimbed peak, a “Revolutionary Route”, a strong comeback, with BIGPACK.
Did “Lone Horse” really come back?
Ma Yihua, known as “Old Ma”(Lone Horse), doubt could be cast on his come back, This October, BIGPACK present to you Ma Yihua. After several years of life overseas, Old Ma still old blunt honest. You see his eyes sparkle when our topic goes to alpinism. The amazing experience and passionate time is still vivid.
Easy going as he, clear in his mind, basically Old Ma knows the historical development of Chinese civilian alpinism like back of his palm. Even junior as us can feel his great passion in alpinism
50-year-old vs unclimbed peak?
Ma Yihua established the first domestic alpinism service company —“Crest Expedition”. From 2003 to 2006, Ma Yihua and his partners had successively conquered several 5000m+ mountains, with Mt.Que’er, Mt.Siguniang and Mt.Yala in the list. Now he is back, for another challenge of an untouched Chinese summit higher than 6000m. With his long and deep relationship with BIGPACK, our newly released alpine climb gears became his first pick. Top notch material such as POLARTEC®、eVent®、PRIMALOFT®、CORDURA® was implemented by BIGPACK design team in the new alpine-climbing gears — Rugged Time series.