Tag: Mallory & Irvine

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Everest Searches: 1999-2019

Explore the areas searched and discoveries made high on Mount Everest from 1999-2019.

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Reflections on May 1, 1999

On May 1, 1999, my teammates and I discovered the remains of George Mallory high on Everest. Here, I reflect on that day twenty years later, once again on Mount Everest.

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Andrew Comyn Irvine, Born 114 Years Ago

114 years ago today, Andrew Comyn Irvine – “Sandy” to his friends – was born in Berkenhead, England. At age 22, in 1924, he left England and Oxford for India and Tibet as the youngest and most inexperienced member of the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition. As luck would have it – and as his […]

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Everest 1924: Norton & Somervell's Record Attempt

"It was not exactly difficult going, but it was a dangerous place for a single unroped climber, as one slip would have sent me in all probability to the bottom of the mountain." – Colonel Edward “Teddy” Norton Many volumes have been written about the 1924 Mount Everest Expedition, most of which have focused, understandably, on […]

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