More from the Mallory and Irvine Team 2005
Team one is done. They have film and photos. Their job is
done. The weather forecast shows no WINDOW for climbers who are not real
climbers at this point. This is where you separate the men and boys.... Some
might say the fools and the ....
Anyway, we came here to do a job. The other teams who were
going to search was not a serious effort. They never got out of the starting
gates, well maybe that is not fair, they had some problems, maybe next year!
The guys thought it might be fun to shows
There are all based on where we are going
and what we think might be there.
The odds of finding George Mallory's Oxygen bottle(s):
The odds of finding George's camera: Nil
The odds of finding Sandy Irvine: zero (not looking for him)
The odds of getting great footage this year: 4:1
The odds of us going places on the mountain that others
except possibly George, has never been before: 9:1
The odds of one of us ringing the bell, for kicks: 1:1
The odds of one of us dieing: 1:100
Why do it, again Xu Jing has great words,
“I’ll know the next
time!” he is 77 and thinking of going again in his mind...
The Everest fever... Be
careful, once you get it, it is hard to get rid of...
We return to Mount Everest in search of an answer.
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