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, 1900S Mountain, Mount Everest, Everest Expedit, 1924, Everest George, British Mount
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.
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.
Many climbers have said that the hardest part of climbing Mt. Everest for them was passing all of the graves. | Dead Bodies On Mount Everest
George-Mallory & Edward Norton. Could todays climbers replicate the early days of climbing on MT. Everest with early equipment?
Cecilie Skog! She has completed successful expeditions reaching both the North Pole and the South Pole. In 2010 she also finished the first unassisted and unsupported crossing of Antarctica! She has also summited Everest, Aconcagua, Denali, Kilimanjaro, Mount Vinson, Elbrus, Mount Kosciuszko, and Carstensz Pyramid! Skog suffered the loss of her husband back in 2008 while they were climbing together on K2. Ten other mountaineers also passed away on this journey.