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Interview: Conrad Anker

28th September 2011 | 0 comments

Was George Mallory the first man to summit Everest? Mountaineer Conrad Anker talks to Bethan Williams about how he retraced Mallory’s fateful 1924 climb in a quest for answers… In 1999 renowned American mountaineer Conrad Anker made a discovery that reverberated around the globe. High in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’ he found the body of George Mallory – 75 years …

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Interview: Kenton Cool

4th August 2011 | 0 comments

Having recently achieved his ninth (yup, ninth) summit of Everest, Kenton Cool tells Trek & Mountain how he got to the top of the guiding game, and what the future holds… Having successfully summited Mount Everest for the ninth time last month, Kenton Cool now holds the British world record for the most ascents of the world’s highest mountain. But …

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Interview: Mick Fowler

28th May 2011 | 0 comments

The ‘mountaineers’ mountaineer’ Mick Fowler talks to Trek & Mountain about his recent expedition to China’s Tien Shan range and his love of climbing… Over the last 30 years, Mick Fowler has established himself as one of Britain’s foremost climbers and mountaineers, having forged new and bold routes on everything from British sea stacks, chalk cliffs and ice walls to …