Without Oxygen

by George Manley – Expedition 8848 Artist

Everest Historical Moments Series1 without oxygen

On 8th May 1978, Everest was climbed for the first time without supplementary oxygen. Reinhold Messner together with Peter Habeler were the first people to achieve this incredible feat, up to this point climbing to the summit without oxygen, had always been regarded as impossible to achieve.

Author: Mark Wood

An established polar explorer and adventurer who operates within the extremes of our planet. His next expedition to Mount Everest will involve students from around the globe - this journal was set up to link directly with the teachers, students and the scouts who are involved in the journey.

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