Best Sports Writing Award | Shortlisted

The Third Pole

by Mark Synnott

My Everest Climb to Find the Truth About Mallory and Irvine

Veteran climber Mark Synnott never planned on climbing Mount Everest. But a hundred-year mystery lured him into an expedition where a history of passionate adventure, chilling tragedy, and human aspiration unfolded. Exploring how science, business and politics have changed who climbs Everest, The Third Pole is a thrilling portrait of the mountain spanning a century.

The Third Pole by Mark Synnott
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