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  Mallory and Irvine The Final Chapter Everest 2005: North side attempts June 1 or June 2 for us


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One small team of climbers have been up filming. Surveying Everest with a high definition camera. Good footage for the future.

We hear some are headed up for a May 29th, 30th, May 31 summit date. But to at this point June 1 and June 2 looks like the dates. We are still a week away... so things can change.

Could 200 or so in the herd try for a two or 3 day window? Yikes!!!

Time to try the real Mallory route!

We return to Mount Everest in search of an answer.

Dispatches

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