May 1 1999 – After 75 Years, the Body of Climber George Mallory is Found on Mount Everest

May 1 1999 – After 75 Years, the Body of Climber George Mallory is Found on Mount EverestRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons More than five miles above sea level, a group of four mountain climbers led by Conrad Anker found what they were looking for on May 1, 1999. A human foot jutting from the windswept rock face of Mount Everest is not often something to garner worldwide attention. Gruesome discoveries of dead climbers are common, but this one was different: it was the body of English climber George Mallory, missing since 1924. In closing the book on a 75-year-old mystery, Anker and his team deepened a decades-long […]