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Episode 11 # Jochen Hemmleb: Did George Mallory climb Mount Everest in 1924?

Did George Leigh Mallory with his fellow climbing partner Andrew Comyn Irvine climb Mount Everest already back in 1924?

The mystery that surrounds Mallory and his much younger comrade Irvine has captivated countless people over the years. Books and documentaries had been published about their epic last climb. Mallory’s idealism and famous response to a journalist who once asked, “why climb Everest”, allegedly Mallory replied, “because it’s there”, a quote that has inspired not only climbers alike but businessmen and leaders. Can the mystery of whether or not they made it to the summit find a conclusion?

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