Dr. Clare O'Leary 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.
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
Looking towards the Hillary Step and beyond to the summit
ridge of Mount Everest
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
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- Rough Climbers: finding/ loosing myself in the Himalaya.
- The Seven Summits.
- A climb for Peace. Cho-Oyu in Tibet.
- Nepal, trekking through the foothills, its people,
cultures and landscape.
- Africa, a continent apart, Kilimanjaro, Mt Meru, it’s
people and wild life.
- Russia, between the Caspian and Black Sea.
- Ireland a walking paradise,
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