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Since first attempted in 1922, Mount Everest has represented the Ultimate Summit to the mountaineering community.



Members of the first successful Canadian Expedition



Daily Journal detailing the tragedy and the triumph of the 1982 Canadian Expedition.



Read about Laurie Skreslet, the first Canadian to Summit Mount Everest.   Excerpted from One Step Beyond: Rediscovering the Adventure Attitude.


Canadian Expertise produced the world's first live images from Mount Everest.



In five years of preparation, the expedition went through three leaders, each playing a key role.


Sponsorship of climb drew criticism, but proved successful after the expedition placed six climbers, including two Canadians and four Sherpas on the top of the world.













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