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November 5, 2022
Picture of two climbers from 1953, heads bowed
After the Cho Oyu expedition the Everest committee appointed as oxygen controller Peter Lloyd, who had used oxygen on Everest in 1938 (and as oxygen officer for the 1953 expedition, Tom Bourdillon). At the committee’s request, a group of experts was brought together by the M.R.C., under the chairmanship of Sir Brian Matthews, to consider...
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