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  • Emma Berry

    crazy ass dudes right here! -outlying-: British Mount Everest Expedition, 1924

  • Tony Soul Ojo-Ade

    Members of the 1924 Everest expedition at base camp, 16,500 feet (5,029 meters), Tibet. Back row, left to right: Andrew Irvine, George Mallory, Edward Norton, Noel Odell, John MacDonald. Front row: Edward Shebbeare, Geoffrey Bruce, Howard Somervell, Bentley Beetham.

  • Rex Blanchard

    Mount Everest; George Mallory - Google Search After successful climb to Everest's Peak, he became Sir George Mallory .

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george-mallory.jpg (448×722) I wonder if todays climbers could replicate the early days of climbing on MT. Everest with early equipment.

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