On June 8, 1924, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine set off from camp at 26,700 feet, bound for the summit of Mount Everest. After being spotted by Noel Odell in a brief moment when the clouds parted to reveal the summit ridge they disappeared into the clouds, never to be seen alive again.
The Mystery of Mallory and Irvine is a thorough exploration of mountaineering's greatest mystery. Offering a complete history of the 1924 expedition, Holzel and Salkeld also cover the 1986 Everest expedition in which they participated to search for clues to the mystery; further conclusions reached in 1995; and changes to those conclusions in light of the 1999 discovery.
Tom Holzel graduated in Economics at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire. In 1986 he organised and took part in an expedition to the north side of Mount Everest to search for new evidence of what became of Mallory and Irvine. He has invented and patented a new kind of oxygen 'rebreathing' apparatus for extended use at high altitude. He is the author on numerous articles for Summit, Mountain and American Alpine Journal. Audrey Salkeld has the most comprehensive archive in Britain on mountaineering. She has translated from the German books by Reinhold Messner and Kurt Diemberger and has written the scripts for a number of television documentaries, including Leo Dickinson's Eiger and David Breashear's film The Mystery of Mallory and Irvine, for which she took part in Holzel's 1986 expedition and climbed to the North Col on Everest. She contributes regularly to mountaineering journals and is the author of a highly praised book on her Himalayan travels in Mustang and Tibet, People in High Places.Review:
"An authoritative book... prepared to debunk one of mountaineering's most cherished beliefs" Observer "It is extremely well researched and gives an excellent picture of the climbing scene." Mountain Magazine "Fascinating" Mail on Sunday "A fantastic read and an excellent piece of scholarship" Irish Independent "An enthralling story" Illustrated London News
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