The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest

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The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest

The Lost Explorer Finding Mallory on Mount Everest In Conrad Anker found the body of George Mallory on Mount Everest casting an entirely new light on the mystery of the lost explorer On June George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Sandy Irvine

  • Title: The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest
  • Author: Conrad Anker
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 341
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In 1999, Conrad Anker found the body of George Mallory on Mount Everest, casting an entirely new light on the mystery of the lost explorer.On 8 June 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Sandy Irvine were last seen climbing towards the summit of Everest The clouds closed around them and they were lost to history, leaving the world to wonder whether or not they actuallyIn 1999, Conrad Anker found the body of George Mallory on Mount Everest, casting an entirely new light on the mystery of the lost explorer.On 8 June 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Sandy Irvine were last seen climbing towards the summit of Everest The clouds closed around them and they were lost to history, leaving the world to wonder whether or not they actually reached the summit some 29 years before Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay.On 1 May 1999, Conrad Anker, one of the world s foremost mountaineers, made the momentous discovery Mallory s body, lying frozen into the scree at 27,000 feet on Everest s north face Recounting this day, the authors go on to assess the clues provided by the body, its position, and the possibility that Mallory had successfully climbed the Second Step, a 90 foot sheer cliff that is the single hardest obstacle on the north face A remarkable story of a charming and immensely able man, told by an equally talented modern climber.

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    One thought on “The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest

    1. Dan Pompili on said:

      A solid readA fast, easy, enjoyable read. A little too much focus though on "look what a great guy Conrad Anker is," not that I dispute his character. I can only assume the authors wrote, however unintentionally, from a perspective of moderate defensiveness, given all the criticism leveled at this expedition at the time. The book also didn't tell me much I didn't already know, except the finer details of the discovery and their climbs. For those who are looking for a good book on this subject, i [...]

    2. Annie Wynkoop on said:

      These books just keep getting better.This book will take you away. Just an amazing story of strength and determination ,and the heartbreaking reality of mountaineer ing. Written by a person who has been to the top of many mountains, it is only fitting that he would be the one to find Britain's most famous mountaineer and tell his story. Truly well written.

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