Mallory and Irvine

George Mallory and Andrew Irvine

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George Mallory


 George Leigh Mallory

A short biography of the talented climber George Mallory who took  part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the  early 1920s.

George Mallory Biography 




Andrew Irvine

 Andrew ‘Sandy’ Irvine

A short biography of Andrew Irvine who was the climbing partner of George Mallory on Mount Everest in 1924.

Andrew Irvine Biography







 Mallory and Irvine Memorials

There are many memorials that have been set up over the years to remind us of our national heroes George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, here we look at some of them.

Mallory and Irvine Memorials




Mallory and Irvine Books

 Mallory and Irvine Books

There are many books out there that relate to George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, from biographies to those who have their own theory of what had happened on that fateful day in 1924 and about the discovery of Mallory’s body in 1999.

Mallory and Irvine Books




Mallorys Notes

 New Interpretations and Implications of Mallory’s last notes By Philip Summers

The notes that George Mallory wrote and sent down to Noel Odell while on Mount Everest in 1924 are of great importance in knowing Mallory’s last moves before the summit attempt. This article takes a look at what exactly the notes say.

Mallory’s Notes




Kodak Vestpocket CameraProspects for the Camera Film Viability – A New Analysis By Philip Summers

If the missing camera that either George Mallory or Andrew Irvine had on there person is found will it be suitable for processing? This article looks at the chances of the film being processed or it being damaged. Mallory’s Camera



Kodak Vestpocket Camera

 A New Analysis of the Wider Implications of the Missing Mallory Camera Pertaining to Mallory and Irvine’s Summit Prospects by Philip Summers

When the body of George Mallory was found in 1999 it was hoped the camera would have been found too, but it was not. Where was it? Did Mallory drop it during his fall? Did he give it to Irvine? This article looks at what could of happen to the camera. The Missing Camera



Noel Odell

 A New Theory Explaining Mallory and Irvine’s ‘Second Step’ Sighting by Odell and its Implications by Philip Summers

At 12.50 on the 8th June 1924 Noel Odell said he saw Mallory and Irvine climb a prominent rock-step. What step did he see them at? Did Odell actually see them at all? This article looks at where Noel Odell probably saw them.The Sighting by Odell



George Mallorys Body

 The Finding of Mallory in 1999 by Philip Summers

Nearly two decades ago now, the near mythical Mount Everest mountaineer George Mallory was finally found in early May 1999.

Mallory’s Body in 1999

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