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Mt. Everest / Mountain Climbing / Records #197213

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 27, 2001
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: Liz Cho) This week's rush of mountain climbers to the top of Mt. Everest featured; details given of the hunt for the camera lost by climber George Mallory, who died in 1924. [Climber Erin SIMONSON - says it's like a car race; adds her husband's group rescued some other climbers.] [On Internet, Eric SIMONSON - talks about the climb in the Himalayas.] The achievements of the oldest climber, Sherman Bull, the youngest and the first blind climber, Erik Weihenmayer, noted.

Cho, Liz;
Simpson, Carole

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