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  Everest Summiters Dr. Clare O'Leary and Pat Falvey continue the success on Denali!


Making history - Dr. Clare O'Leary and Pat Falvey celebrate with some of their Sherpa teammates on the summit of Mount Everest (29035ft/8850m). At 6.45 am on May 18th, Clare became the first Irish woman to reach the highest point on Earth while Pat became the first Irishman to summit from both the Nepalese and Tibetan sides. In total, 7 members of the expedition reached the top, including Sherpas Pemba Gyal ji, Lamababu, Jangbu, Lhakpa and Nang Chemmi.

Summit success for Irish seven summit team: At 0800 on Thursday June 16th five members of the Irish 7 Summit team successfully climbed Denali. The members were Pat Falvey, Dr. Clare O Leary, Ger Mc Donnell, John Roche and John Dowd.

The team endured 8 days of -20 degrees temperatures with 30-50 mile an hour winds with tons of snow falling each day. Yesterday was their final attempt at the summit. They team were very tired but delighted that they could summit in such tough conditions.

This is the fourth successful summit of Pat and Clare’s seven summit challenge.

They have previously summited Everest, Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, And now Denali.

Dr. Clare O'Leary became the first Irish woman to reach the highest point on Earth while Pat became the first Irishman to summit from both the Nepalese and Tibetan sides.


Clare O'Leary and Pat Falvey celebrate on the summit
of Mount Everest (29035ft/8850m)


Sirdar Pemba Gyalji celebrates with Sherpas Lamababu, Jangbu, Lhakpa and Nang Chemmi after reaching the summit of Mount Everest with Pat Falvey and Clare O’Leary


Looking towards the Hillary Step and beyond to the summit
ridge of Mount Everest

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Progress of the Irish Wyeth Everest Expedition 2004
on their final summit bid:

• Departed Base Camp Wyeth - May 13
• Departed Camp 2 Lowe Alpine - May 15
• Departed Camp 3 Spórt Corrán Tuathail - May 16
• Departed Camp 4 High Camp Wyeth - May 17
• Reached the summit at 6.45am - May 18

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