George Mallory Award

Voted on by Wasatch Mountain Art’s Board of Directors, this award is given a person or persons who have pushed the boundaries of the human experience and redefined what we believe possible. Scroll down to learn more about the award and previous recipients.

About This Award

This award was created in honor of the late George Mallory who was a pioneer in moounteineering serves as a lifetime achievement award for adventure.

George Mallory, in full George Herbert Leigh Mallory, (born June 18, 1886, Mobberley, Cheshire, England—died June 8, 1924, North Face of Mount Everest, Tibet [now in China]), British explorer and mountaineer who was a leading member of early expeditions to Mount Everest. His disappearance on that mountain in 1924 became one of the most celebrated mysteries of the 20th century.

2019

Mike Marolt

Mike Marolt

High Altitude Ski Mountaineer
Steve Marolt

Steve Marolt

High Altitude Ski Mountaineer
Jim Gyle

Jim Gyle

High Altitude Ski Mountaineer

2018

Jared Campbell

Jared Campbell

Ultramarathon Trail Runner

2017

Ueli Steck

Ueli Steck

Climber

Ueli Steck was a Swiss rock climber and mountaineer. He was the first to climb Annapurna solo, and set speed records on the North Face trilogy in the Alps.

2016

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa

Climber

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa was the first Nepalese woman to climb the summit of Mount Everest.

2015

Conrad Anker

Conrad Anker

Climber

Conrad Anker is an American rock climber, mountaineer, and author. He is the team leader of The North Face climbing team. In 1999, he located George Mallory’s body on Everest as a member of a search team looking for the remains of the British climber.

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