The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest

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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 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 ...

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RHYN

Mar 3, 2015

The Mountain's Story

A truly remarkable account not only of the mounntain but the complex relationship between the climber and the mountain. It made me feel I was there!

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