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, Mountain History, Edward Norton, Famous Climbing, Everest Expedition, 1900S Mountain, Mount Everest, Everest George, British Mount
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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
The incredibly beautiful profile of doomed 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.
George Mallory (right)— talented and moody mountaineer who died on Everest in 1924. Most of the people he knew (especially men) thought he was just the sexiest thing… so do I! And don’t forget his climbing partner, Andrew Irvine (left).
British mountaineers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, both members of the Mount Everest expeditions in 1922 and 1924, are seen at base camp in Nepal. The pair was preparing to climb the peak of Mount Everest in June of 1924. It is the last image of the men before they disappeared on the mountain.
Stairs of Death in Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, via Flickr. Imagine climbing these stairs, carrying heavy stone, starving. And being killed if you fell or faltered. These stairs are difficult enough to navigate under the best circumstances, let alone under the conditions the prisoners faced.