THE OUTLAW

TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD….

What links the conquest of Mount Everest and the small town of Llangollen in north Wales? A faded entry from 1957 in the visitor’s book of the Chainbridge Hotel unlocks an amazing story in this, the 60th anniversary of the first successful Everest climb by an expedition led by John Hunt. John Hunt’s signature as a Chainbridge guest is very clear and dated October 15th, 1957. Above it is the name of Syd Wignall, who was the leader of the […]

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