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Image by Noel Odell courtesy Royal Geographic Society/Pete Poston, SOURCE
The last photo of Mallory and Irvine taken by Noel Odell moments before they departed. Pete Poston: "A sleeping mattress can be seen at the lower right, and what appears to be a rolled-up sleeping bag is to Mallorys right. (No, these cant be the extra bags! Theyre about to leave)."
Image by Noel Odell courtesy Royal Geographic Society/Pete Poston, SOURCE
Tom Holzel's 4 rows of 12 Swissphoto AG (Zurich) images from the Yellow Band. After studying aerial pictures taken at 8200m, Tom believed he had spotted Mallory's climbing partner.
The North Face of Mount Everest draped in monsoon snow.
Image by Pete Poston courtesy Pete Poston, SOURCE

Pete Poston, part 1 M&I Everest special: Why Andrew Irvine Will Not Be Found in a Sleeping Bag!

Posted: Mar 21, 2011 01:55 pm EDT

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Long time contributor to ExplorersWeb, American researcher and climber Pete Poston's classics include a 5-part series about and an interview with mountaineering legend Chris Bonington, another series special 50 years of silence - Lino Lacedelli confess the truth about K2 conquest and Walter Bonatti and Chomolungma Nirvana - the Routes of Mount Everest. In a 5-part series co-written with Jochen Hemmleb, Pete Poston also compiled The Mystery of Mallory and Irvine's Fate and with another Everest season around the corner,...

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