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The danish version: Mads on the walkie-talkie with the words "I can't go any higher." Canadian version: "Byron Smith Successful Summit, May 21, 2000 - I can't go any higher." Image courtesy of 'BigE - Thrane & Thrane Danish Everest Expedition 2000'.
Mads at the South Summit. Most of you had already noticed the blue down parka and a yellow oversuit that Byron is shown wearing throughout the climb, All the Danes' shots are instead very consistent with this one climber wearing the red summit down suit with the yellow overboots. Image courtesy of 'BigE - Thrane & Thrane Danish Everest Expedition 2000'.
Asmus in camp 4. On May 20, 2000 Asmus Nørreslet and Mads Granlien of the Danish expedition made the summit of Mount Everest. Image courtesy of 'BigE - Thrane & Thrane Danish Everest Expedition 2000'.

Everest summit picture mystery: Mads on top!

Posted: Aug 05, 2005 07:07 pm EDT

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We had two climbers and one Everest summit picture. Byron Smith's version is found in his "See you at the top" Press Kit section, followed by the overlay caption "Byron Smith Successful Summit, May 21, 2000." On another website, this same person, now a Dane, is broadcasting from the summit on May 20, 2000, the day before Byron summited. <cutoff>The Danish still photos appear to be taken from the same video tape that Byron is using on his web site. Both use the almost exact caption "I can't go any higher." <b>Truth in...

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