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Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed as having reached the summit of Mount Everest.

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. On 29 May Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed as having reached the summit of Mount Everest.

On May 29, 1953, Mount Everest was conquered as Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and sherpa Tenzing Norgay of Nepal became the first climbers to reach the summit.

May Mount Everest was conquered as Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and sherpa Tenzing Norgay of Nepal became the first climbers to reach the summit.

Tenzin Norgay & Sir Edmund Hillary: Top of the World - TIME

Edmund Hillary et son sherpa Tensing Norgay atteignent le sommet de l'Everest pour la première fois, en // New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay become the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest, in

Ed and Tenzing

Mount Everest: Picture of bottleneck as climbers queue up to tackle world's highest peak

Ed and Tenzing

George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 – 8/9 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the early 1920s.    During the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition, Mallory and his climbing partner Andrew "Sandy" Irvine both disappeared somewhere high on the North-East ridge during their attempt to make the first ascent of the world's highest mountain. The pair's last known sighting was only a few hundred metres from the…

George Herbert Leigh Mallory June 1886 – June was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the early During the 1924 British.

Life magazine, July 13, 1953.

HISTORY: LIFE magazine features rare photos of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzig Norgay on Mount Everest, 1953

Charles Evans, Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, Tom Bourdillion and George Band after the 1953 Mt Everest ascent in Nepal.

Charles Evans, Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, Tom Bourdillion and George Band after the 1953 Mt Everest ascent in Nepal.

Sir Edmund Hillary and fellow climbers, on Mount Everest in 1953 during the first credited ascent to the mountain peak. (New York Times).  The Big Picture 29/5/13  60yr anniversary

Climbing Mount Everest

onwardwolf: “The company of Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay // Everest, 1953 ”

Louis Lachenal (1921–1955), was a French climber, one of the first two mountaineers to climb a summit of more than 8,000 meters. On 3 June 1950, along with Maurice Herzog, he reached the summit of Annapurna in Nepal at a height of 8091 m. Previously he had made the second ascent of the North Face of the Eiger in 1947, with Lionel Terray. He died falling into a snow-covered crevasse while skiing the Vallée Blanche in Chamonix. The Pointe Lachenal in the Mont Blanc massif was named after him.

Louis Lachenal was a French climber, one of the first two…

Map of route to top of Mt. Everest. Black line is the route used by Sir Edmund Hillary. The triangles are base camps established by later climbers. Associated Press image with labels added by The Times in the 1950s.

Edmund Hillary's route to the top

Map of route to top of Mt. Black line is the route used by Sir Edmund Hillary. The triangles are base camps established by later climbers. Associated Press image with labels added by The Times in the

Sir Edmund Hillary - climber, Mt. Everest -- For use with Jon Krakauer's "Into Thin Air" (non-fiction)

Edmund Hillary Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Guillermo Contreras