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12/7/07: The Lost Explorer

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George Mallory, 1886-1924

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – By today's standards, George Mallory and Sandy Irvine were ill-equipped to scale Mount Everest in 1924. But their tragic story of determination and exploration remains a model for climbers today. It's a story that took Conrad Anker to Everest 75 years later, and he describes finding Mallory's preserved body in a catchment basin with "a deep sense of awe and inspiration." Anker joined Doug last year to talk about the humility of knowing that the peaks are always stronger. (Rebroadcast)

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