Mallory began writing to Eleanor Holmes in 1923 after she sent a fan letter to him
Nepal’s tourism secretary said the move is intended to improve safety and maintain the 'glory' of the summit
- Officials want to stop disabled, elderly and very young climbers attempting to scale Everest
- Safety was brought into sharp focus last April when an avalanche killed 16 Nepalese guides
- Tourism minister wants to implement new rules before spring, the mountain's busiest period
The film, also starring Josh Brolin and Keira Knightley, is based on the 1996 disaster that killed eight people
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Wingsuits allow the wearer to both fall downwards and move across the sky at speeds up to 226mph
Yuichiro Miura, 80, who has had heart surgery four times is already in the oxygen-deficient 'death zone'
Irish climber Ian McKeever inspired others to follow their dreams
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Japan's pensioners may be celebrated – but they are also creating a 'national crisis'. By David McNeill in Tokyo
British medal hopeful Phillips Idowu was "full of emotion" today as he carried the Olympic Torch in Stratford - just a stone's throw from the Olympic Park in east London.
Intrepid TV adventurer and Chief Scout Bear Grylls has left the Discovery Channel after a row over "new programming", his publicist said today.
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A government team wants to get on top of the decades-old dispute about how tall their peak really is