Weather Challenges

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Like Mallory and Irvine before them, Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding faced a looming deadline for their climb—they needed to get up the mountain before the monsoon hit.

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  • Photo: Mount Everest looming above two climbers


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    Who Was George Mallory?

    In 1924, climbing Mount Everest was like going to the moon. George Mallory led his fateful expedition to the top of the world with little more than tweeds and hobnail boots.

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