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  Summit photos Mt. Everest 2004: Irish Expedition



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.

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


 

Dispatches

Pat Falvey, veteran expedition leader, Everest climber, author and motivational speaker.

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