Category Archive for: ‘Mallory & Irvine’

1924 Everest video footage

I always love watching archival footage of the 1924 Everest Expedition. I've posted a lot of information over the years …

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Mount Nuptse and the shoulder of Mount Everest glow in the light of sunset and reflect in a pool in Gorak Shep at the foot of Kala Pattar, Solu-Khumbu Region, Nepal.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

The following is an article I wrote for the “Trail & Timberline“, the magazine of the Colorado Mountain Club. It …

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George Leigh Mallory – June 18, 1886

It was 122 years ago today that George Herbert Leigh Mallory was born. His story is too long to recount …

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New video of 1938 high camp and views from the Northeast Shoulder of Everest

Nearly a year ago, I posted a video showing my May 20, 2004, discovery of the 1938 high camp on …

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Bentley Beetham Photo Collection Online, including rare 1924 Everest images!

The 1924 Everest expedition – which I have written extensively about here – was made most famous by the mystery …

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Video Tribute to Mallory & Irvine

I came across this video the other day on YouTube. Quite a nice tribute to Mallory & Irvine, and including …

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Did Mallory & Irvine make it to the summit of Everest?

I’ve posted quite a bit on this blog about the enduring mystery of Everest pioneers George Mallory & Andrew Irvine, …

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Noel Odell, 1924

Noel Odell’s final view of Mallory & Irvine, June 8th, 1924

As many of you know, the mystery of Mallory & Irvine has been a major part of my life and …

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1938 High Camp Discovery on Mount Everest

   Back in 2004 on the third Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition, Dave Hahn and I scoured the upper mountain …

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Sunset panorama of Everest's Northeast Ridge from Camp VI at 27,300 feet. Visible are the First, Second, and Third Steps as well as the Summit Pyramid. © Jake Norton/MountainWorld Productions. All Rights Reserved.

Interactive Panorama of Everest’s Northeast Ridge!

Ever wonder what the famed Northeast Ridge of Mount Everest looks like close-up? Well, here’s your chance to see it …

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