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A look back at first Canadian expedition to Everest

Pat Morrow, on Everest, 1982 (CBC Archives)

Thirty years ago this week, Canada conquered Mount Everest.

Mountaineer Laurie Skreslet was the first to reach the summit, and BC's Pat Morrow followed.

Their triumph was the work of sixteen Canadian climbers. But one of those climbers didn't come home.

Daybreak host, Chris Walker, has his story and the story of the secret he took up that mountain.


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