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 The oldest Man to Summit Everest is now ???

Mario Curnis (picture on the right) or Tomiyasu ISHIKAWA???

We currently believe Mario to be 65 years old based on his birth date EverestNews.com obtained. Yes we saw the many press reports saying he was 66, and we were originally told he was 66!!! However, based on his birth date obtained by EverestNews.com we currently believe that Mario Curnis is 65 and that he is NOT the oldest man to Summit Everest. However, the China Tibet Mountaineering Association apparently has Mario as 66, so stay tuned.

EverestNews.com, when originally informed of Mario's summit checked our records which for some reason did not have his birth date or passport number, unlike most of our records. So EverestNews.com then asked several sources...

Here is a link to one of many stories in the AP wire stating Mario is 66.

It is Everest, nothing is simple!

Tomiyasu ISHIKAWA appears to still be the oldest man to Summit Everest! Where will it end???? Might be the real story?? 72, 80 ???

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