Dawson Stelfox

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All mountaineers share values to do with self-reliance, judgment, decision-making and resilience. Nowhere are these more sought than at high al(...)

Peter O’Connell reached the top of Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain, almost 20 years after the first successful Irish ascent by Dawson Stelfox on May 27th, 1993. Photograph: AP Photo/John McConnico

A Galwayman who aimed to climb Mount Everest to raise funds for suicide awareness has become the 33rd Irish person to reach the summit. P(...)

Dawson Stelfox (left) and   Frank Nugent at advance base camp after his successful ascent. Photograph: Brian Hayestaken

“I wandered up the last few yards to the top, the snow untracked and pristine on all sides, absorbing the beauty of the (...)

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