HIGHLIGHTS from the June 1995 issue

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Alison Hargreaves Climbs Unmasked and Alone

British climber Alison Jane Hargreaves, 34, has become the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest unaided and without supplementary oxygen.

A Mallory Finally Makes It

George Mallory of Melbourne, Australia, fulfilled his family's dream when he scaled Mount Everest in May. Mallory's grandfather, explorer George Leigh Mallory -- first quoted being attracted to Everest "because it's there" -- disappeared on the mountain in 1924.

Father-Son Team Reaches South Summit;
Son Reaches Peak

Sherman M. Bull, 58, and son Brad, 28, of New Canaan, Conn., reached the South Summit of Mount Everest (28,750 feet) May 3, but were thwarted in their bid for the peak by an avalanche between the two summits. They were attempting to become one of the few father-son teams to summit Everest.

15-Year-Old Attempts Youngest Record

Mark Pfetzer, a 15-year-old high school freshman from Middletown, R.I., failed in his attempt to become the youngest person to summit Mount Everest.

Japanese Duo Are First To Conquer
Everest's Northeastern Ridge

Two Japanese climbers have reportedly become the first to summit Mount Everest via the formidable northeastern ridge.


Weber and Malakhov Reach North Pole

Canadian Richard Weber, 35, and his Russian teammate Misha Malakhov, 41, are close to setting one of, if not the last great North Pole expedition achievements -- the first unsupported trek to the North Pole and back (See EN, April 1995).

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