Sir Edmund Percival Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. On 29 May 1953, they became the first climbers confirmed as having reached the summit of Mount Everest.

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. On 29 May 1953, they became the first climbers confirmed as having reached the summit of Mount Everest.

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Edmund Hillary, was a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer, a philanthropist who, with Tenzing Norgay, became the first climber to reach the summit of Mount Everest on May 29 1953.

Edmund Hillary, was a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer, a philanthropist who, with Tenzing Norgay, became the first climber to reach the summit of Mount Everest on May 29 1953.

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Beck Weathers, after surviving the elements on Mount Everest. I really don't understand mountain climbers.

Beck Weathers, after surviving the elements on Mount Everest. I really don't understand mountain climbers.

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Who are the 5 Greatest Mount Everest Climbers?: Eric Shipton: Great Mount Everest Explorer

Who are the 5 Greatest Mount Everest Climbers?: Eric Shipton: Great Mount Everest Explorer

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George Mallory leads up the Northeast Ridge of Mount Everest on the 1922 British expedition in an historic photo by expedition leader John Noel.

George Mallory leads up the Northeast Ridge of Mount Everest on the 1922 British expedition in an historic photo by expedition leader John Noel.

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Soooo not climbing Mt. Everest any time soon. Or ever, really.
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"On 29 May 1953 Edmund Hillary and his sherpaTenzing Norgay became the first men to summit Mount Everest."     They never told anyone who first set foot on the summit. Still a mystery who was the "first" man to conquer everest.

"On 29 May 1953 Edmund Hillary and his sherpaTenzing Norgay became the first men to summit Mount Everest." They never told anyone who first set foot on the summit. Still a mystery who was the "first" man to conquer everest.

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