Faces at the Frontier
Team members Henry Morshead, Edward Norton, Howard Somervell, and George Mallory. Photo courtesy of Susan Robertson and Ed Webster
"From 1921-24, British mountaineer George Mallory lead multiple attempts to scale the world’s highest mountain. Whether he ever made it to the top remains a mystery, as he and his climbing partner Andrew “Sandy” Irvine disappeared near the summit in 1924. His body was found 75 years later. That much of the story most people know…."
[/via National Geographic]