“I had never encountered anything like this. I had passed bodies, I had had friends not come back, but I had never watched anyone die. Nor had I had to decide to leave them.”
In 2007, Woodall another member of that team, returned with the express intention of moving Francys’ body out of sight, covering it with an American flag and placing a note from her family on the corpse.
Green Boots is supposed to be his body.
The 1924 British Everest Expedition. Back row, left to right: Andrew Irvine, George Mallory, Edward Norton, Noel Odell, and John Macdonald.
Andrew Irvine (left) and George Mallory (right) who may have been the first men to set foot on the summit of Everest.