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George Mallory and Andrew Irvine.
Image by Public library courtesy Pete Poston, SOURCE
Kodak VPK camera.
Image by Bill Yowell courtesy Bill Yowell/Pete Poston, SOURCE
Relicts from the 1924 Camp VI. Not much was left when discovered in 2001. Very heavy equipment by todays standards.
Image by Pete Poston courtesy Pete Poston, SOURCE
The North Face of Mount Everest from the Rongbuk Monastery.
Image by Pete Poston courtesy Pete Poston, SOURCE

Pete Poston editorial: The Politics of Mallory and Irvine

Posted: Mar 23, 2011 11:10 pm EDT

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This past week Pete Poston revisited the Mallory & Irvine Everest mystery investigating the issue of Irvine's sleeping bag.The series followed last year's contribution by Tom Holzel who, after studying aerial images taken at 8200m, believed he had spotted Mallory's climbing partner. "Now all we need is some boots on the ground to prove it one way or the other - and bring back Irvine's folding Kodak camera," Tom Holzel wrote at ExplorersWeb, openly publishing his findings and images.Yet judging from the secrecy and...

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