Maurice Herzog was an alpinist who became the first men to conquer a peak of a more than 26,000-feet mountain: Annapurna, in the Himalayas.
Nancy-Bird Walton was a pioneering Australian aviator, and was the founder and patron of the Friends of Australian Women Pilots’ Association (AWPA).
Well, George, we knocked the bastard off
I wouldn’t last thirty minutes climbing solo Bradford Washburn
On the 9th of January 2009, Rob Gauntlett, tragically died with his climbing companion James Atkinson, while ice climbing in the Alps.