history - Dr. Clare O'Leary and Pat Falvey celebrate with some of their
Sherpa teammates on the summit of Mount Everest (29035ft/8850m). At 6.45
am on May 18th, Clare became the first Irish woman to reach the highest
point on Earth while Pat became the first Irishman to summit from both the
Nepalese and Tibetan sides. In total, 7 members of the expedition reached
the top, including Sherpas Pemba Gyal ji, Lamababu, Jangbu, Lhakpa and
Summit success for Irish
seven summit team: At 0800 on Thursday June 16th five members of
the Irish 7 Summit team successfully climbed Denali. The members were Pat
Falvey, Dr. Clare O Leary, Ger Mc Donnell, John Roche and John Dowd.
The team endured
8 days of -20 degrees temperatures with 30-50 mile an hour winds with tons of
snow falling each day. Yesterday was their final attempt at the summit. They
team were very tired but delighted that they could summit in such tough
This is the
fourth successful summit of Pat and Clare’s seven summit challenge.
They have previously summited Everest, Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, And now Denali.
Dr. Clare O'Leary became the
first Irish woman to reach the highest point on Earth while Pat became the
first Irishman to summit from both the Nepalese and Tibetan sides.
Clare O'Leary and Pat Falvey celebrate on the summit
of Mount Everest (29035ft/8850m)
Sirdar Pemba Gyalji celebrates with Sherpas Lamababu, Jangbu, Lhakpa and Nang
Chemmi after reaching the summit of Mount Everest with Pat Falvey and Clare
Looking towards the Hillary Step and beyond to the summit
ridge of Mount Everest
Progress of the Irish Wyeth Everest Expedition 2004
on their final summit bid:
• Departed Base Camp Wyeth - May 13
• Departed Camp 2 Lowe Alpine - May 15
• Departed Camp 3 Spórt Corrán Tuathail - May 16
• Departed Camp 4 High Camp Wyeth - May 17
• Reached the summit at 6.45am - May 18
- Mind Climb
- Reach for the Sky
- Psychology of success
High adventure Lecture Series:
- Operation Everest,2003-2004
- Beyond Endurance
- MT Everest "Only the Sky above".
- Antarctica, Deep in the Freezer, "The coldest place on
- A world apart. Stone age tribes to modern man "A walk in
- Rough Climbers: finding/ loosing myself in the Himalaya.
- The Seven Summits.
- A climb for Peace. Cho-Oyu in Tibet.
- Nepal, trekking through the foothills, its people,
cultures and landscape.
- Africa, a continent apart, Kilimanjaro, Mt Meru, it’s
people and wild life.
- Russia, between the Caspian and Black Sea.
- Ireland a walking paradise,
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