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Ascent of the Dark Side: The Mallory-Irvine Ridge

By Lorna Siggins,   With a Foreword by Dawson Stelfox

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Published by Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh, 1994, 1st UK Edition, D/w, Fine.   The story of the successful Irish Everest Expedition which, in May 1993, climbed the North Ridge from Tibet, putting the first Irishman to climb Everest, Dawson Stelfox, on the summit.  He also became the first Briton to climb the North Ridge.  A well written account by Siggins, the Irish Times reporter who accompanied the expedition and who used the official expedition log, interviews with the team and the journals of acclaimed writer Dermot Somers, who was one of the lead climbers on the expedition.

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