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February 17, 2021 65 min

What was the fate of famed British mountaineers George Mallory and Sandy Irvine? And were they the first to climb Mount Everest?  Today's guest is noted historian and author Tom Holzel to talk about his fifty plus year fascination with solving the mystery of Mallory & Irvine. 

Mallory and Irvine’s disappearance on Everest on June 8th 1924 has captivated and intrigued  generations of mountaineers and would-be sleuths. Did they make it? What happened to them?

Tom Holzel has studied this more than anyone alive. This interview will inspire you, intrigue and, it just might turn you into a modern day detective…. What happened on that fateful day, high upon the slopes of the world’s highest peak.

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