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    1924 British Everest Expedition, the third British expedition to the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest. Back row, left to right; Andrew Comyn Irvine, George H. Leigh-Mallory (Climbing Leader), Lt. Colonel Edward F. Norton (Acting Leader), Noel E. Odell, and John MacDonald. Front row; Edward O. Shebbeare (He was in charge of transport), Capt C. Geoffrey Bruce, Dr T. Howard Somervell and Bentley Beetham.

    George Mallory c1912, Famous mountaineer, died on Everest 1924. Pictured in the studio of Duncan Grant

    Mountaineers Andrew Irvine (L) and George Mallory (R) who died on Mt. Everest in an attempt to reach its summit in 1924.

    George-Mallory & Edward Norton. Could todays climbers replicate the early days of climbing on MT. Everest with early equipment?

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    George Herbert Leigh Mallory (1886-1924). An inspirational man for our troubled modern times. George Mallory (Climbing Leader on the 1924 British Everest Expedition) is famously quoted as having replied to the question "Why do you want to climb Mount Everest?" with the retort "Because it's there" which has been called "the most famous three words in mountaineering".

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    English mountaineer Andrew 'Sandy' Comyn Irvine (1902 - 1924) who took part in the third British expedition to Mount Everest. Both he and his climbing partner George Mallory disappeared near the summit. Mallory's body was found years later but Irvine's remains still have to be discovered.

    Ice Climbing on Mount Everest. Tibetan name for Mount Everest is Qomolangma

    1924 Mount Everest team; George Mallory (standing second from left) disappeared during the ascent.

    Nepalese woman mountaineer Chhurim has been recognized fro climbing Mount Everest twice in the same climbing season. She's 29.

    Fanny Bullock Workman (Photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress) The first woman mountaineer to climb over 23,000 feet on Nun Kun in the Himalayas in 1906, a record unbroken until 1934.

    George Herbert Leigh Mallory (1886–1924) English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest. During the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition, Mallory & his climbing partner Andrew "Sandy" Irvine both disappeared on the North-East ridge during their attempt to make the first ascent of the world's highest mountain. The pair were last seen when they were about 800 vertical feet from the summit. Mallory's fate was unknown until his body was discovered in 1999

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