Everest pioneers 'hit by storm'

An extreme storm may have contributed to the deaths of famed climbers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine as they tried to reach Everest's summit in 1924. ... The storm caused a pressure drop big enough to deprive the climbers of oxygen, the new study proposes.

2010-08-03

 pressure storm Mount Everest climbing weather history record

Return to the linkmark list.