Axminster club hears of Everest climb

Axminster Probus.

With shots of the mountain and of the people taking part he graphically illustrated the terrors of the assault and the ever-present danger which resulted in two deaths.

Two parties reached the summit before treacherous weather prevented leader Chris Bonnington achieving his goal.

Although Ray was not on the expedition as he handled the finances and liaised with mountaineers on behalf of Barclays Bank International.

Axminster Probus welcomes new members – call Mike Bodsworth on (01297) 34770.