The Rajar Building - 08/04/2010

“BECAUSE IT'S THERE”

....was the answer given by George Mallory, Mobberleys’ most famous son, when asked why he wanted to climb Everest.

Matt Wheeler, Curator of the Salt Museum Northwich, gave a very interesting presentation, supported by archive film footage, about the 1924 attempt on Everest. The film showed the last recorded steps of Mallory and Irvine approaching the peak.

Did they make it? Perhaps we will never know

 

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George Mallory and Andrew Irvine. 

As usual, this Village Society event, including light refreshments,was arranged for you FREE OF CHARGE.

Donations on the night were made towards the Salt Museum.

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