This person was a driven man who persevered in the face of exhaustion and fear.
This person was the only one to go with the author to the upper base camp.
This person died in an attempt to scale Mount Everest in 1924.
This person was the artificial oxygen expert during the 1924 ill-fated attempt to scale Mount Everest.
This person participated in the British attempts on Everest in the 1920s.
General C.G. Bruce
This person led all three of the British attempts to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s.
This person experimented with artificial oxygen in England before the second British attempt to scale Mount Everest in 1922.
Captain Geoffrey Bruce
This person was related to the British expeditions' leader.
In 1924, this person reached 8,540 meters without artificial oxygen.
Major E.F. Norton
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