Conrad Anker

The Call of Everest

Conrad Anker

Talk: The Call of Everest

On June 3rd, 2016 Conrad spoke at Google about the history, science and future of climbing the world's highest peak. Conrad Anker has summited Mount Everest three times. On his first summit he discovered the body of George Mallory, the legendary British climber. On his third summit he didn't use supplemental oxygen. He was featured in the film Meru, about the first ascent of the Shark's Fin route of the Indian Himalayas.

Conrad Anker

Conrad Anker is an American rock climber, mountaineer, and author. He is famous for his challenging ascents in the high Himalaya and Antarctica. He is the team leader of The North Face climbing team. In 1999 he located George Mallory's body on Everest as a member of a search team looking for the remains of the legendary British climber.

The Call of Everest

Gripping and sumptuous, this is the definitive book on the history, mystique, and science of Mount Everest, including how climate change is impacting the world's tallest mountain.

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