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 on: Aug 21 2017, 00:17 
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In 1951, British explorer Eric Shipton was looking for an alternative route up Mt. Everest. He found and photographed an unusual footprint in the snow.  A mystery that cast a spell over the world.

Eric Shipton and the Yeti

 42 
 on: Aug 18 2017, 19:21 
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Five Jordanian women who make up an all-female mountain climbing team have their sights set on climbing Mount Everest starting April 2018 and are doing it all in the name of female empowerment.

All Female Team for Everest 2018

 43 
 on: Aug 15 2017, 23:12 
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Bonita Norris is the youngest person in the world to have reached both the summit of Mt Everest and the North Pole. Her book ‘The Girl Who Climbed Everest’ is now available to buy.

The Girl Who Climbed Everest Book

 44 
 on: Aug 13 2017, 23:34 
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The Survey of India has delayed its plans to remeasure Mount Everest due to having no response from the Ministry of External Affairs in Nepal.

Remeasuring Mount Everest Delayed

 45 
 on: Aug 11 2017, 20:42 
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This is the first aerial footage of the top of Mount Everest. It was shot in 1933 by Major Latham Valentine Stewart Blacker, a former fighter pilot and war hero.

The first flight over Mount Everest

 46 
 on: Aug 8 2017, 18:55 
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Two police officers have been sacked after an inquiry found their claim to be the first Indian couple to climb Everest was fake.

India police pair sacked over faked Everest climb

 47 
 on: Aug 7 2017, 00:13 
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An exciting Lecture Tour has been put together for 2017 with Doug lecturing in England, Wales and Scotland bringing the tour to a close at the end of November in London.

Doug Scott Lectures 2017

 48 
 on: Aug 4 2017, 19:02 
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A rare postcard signed by the entire 1953 British Mount Everest Expedition given to an 11 year old girl by George Lowe in 1953 is up for auction in New Zealand.

Rare Signed Postcard up for Auction

 49 
 on: Aug 1 2017, 23:49 
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I have added a new poll question for the month of August.

If evidence of Mallory and Irvine were found above the Second Step, should it be renamed the "Mallory Step?”

Please take your vote at Mount Everest The British Story

Results from last months question

What is your favourite book from the British 1920’s Mount Everest Expeditions?

The Assault on Mount Everest 1922 38%
The Fight for Everest 1924 38%
Mount Everest The Reconnaissance 1921 24%

 50 
 on: Jul 30 2017, 23:11 
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Ramiro Herrera is setting a high bar, determined to become one of the oldest people to climb Mount Everest. He is training for it at an unexpected place: the heat of South Texas.

72 year old Training for Mount Everest

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