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In March 1996, Outside magazine sent Jon Krakauer to Nepal to participate in, and write about, a guided ascent of Mount Everest.

I have been to Nepal.and flown over this, but I want to go back. Vertical panorama of Lhotse Wall on the Nepal side. From bottom of the picture, ca to top of the peak, 8 so the panorama cover about

Mt. Everest

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Rob Hall Near Everest South Summit With Makalu Behind 1995. He died near the South summit in the fatal 1996 storm.

Rob Hall nears Everest South Summit w/Makalu in He died near this summit during the fatal storm of

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George Mallory (18 June 1886 – 8 or 9 June 1924). During the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition, Mallory and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine (on the left) disappeared somewhere high on Everest's North-East ridge. The pair's last known sighting was only about 800 vertical feet from the summit. Mallory's fate was unknown for 75 years, until his body was discovered on 1 May 1999. Whether Mallory and Irvine reached the summit before they died remains a subject of speculation and continuing research.

Mysterious 1924 Everest deaths linked to storm

George Mallory June 1886 – 8 or 9 June During the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition.

Everest in 1924

The rope ladder below the Chimney, slopes of the Chang La, 1924 (Photographer: John Noel). George Mallory and Andrew Irvine on 8 Jun 1924 when they disappeared high on the mountain, never to be seen again.

Climber on his way to Camp 2 (6400m) on Mount Everest. He is in the large valley known as the Western Cwm, with the gigantic south west face of Everest on the left and Lhotse directly ahead (the 4th highest mountain in the world). There is a circumzenithal arc above Lhotse. Credit to Anselm Murphy

The first and fourth tallest mountains in the world respectively, Mount Everest and Mount Lhoste are captured connected by a rainbow in this dramatic landscape photograph.