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Sir Edmund Hillary and the Sherpa Tenzing drinking a cup of tea. #history #tea

Who Were the First People to Reach the Top of Mount Everest?: Norgay Tenzing known as Sherpa Tensing - Nepalese mountaineer, with Edmund Hillary enjoying a snack on their return from the summit.

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First successful ascent by Tenzing and Hillary in New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, a Nepali sherpa climber from Darjeeling, India, they reached the summit at am local time on 29 May 1953 via the South Col Route.

Bonatti

The Italian mountaineer Walter Bonatti , considered by many the best in the world, died yesterday in Rome at 81 years of age, due.

Junko Tabei reached the summit of Mount Everest - the highest place on Earth - on 16 May 1975, becoming the first woman to make a successful ascent.

Mountain climber Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to stand on the summit of Mt. Everest in Nepal on May (AP Photo) #

Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary were the first people to set their feet on the summit of Mount Everest-Nepal

May 1953 - Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa of Nepal, become the first explorers to reach the summit of Mount Everest, which at feet above sea level, is the highest point on earth.

The Migrant Worker

“Migrant Mother,” Dorothea Lange, 1936 For many, Florence Owens Thompson is the face of the Great Depression, thanks to legendary photographer Dorothea Lange. Lange made this photograph while visiting a camp in California in February With this.

Tenzing Norgay

tenzing norgay, reached the summit of everest with sir edmund hillary

Tenzing Norgay (1914–1986) born Namgyal Wangdi and often referred to as Sherpa Tenzing, was a Nepalese Indian Sherpa mountaineer. Among the most famous mountain climbers in history, he was one of the first two individuals known to have reached the summit of Mount Everest, which he accomplished with Edmund Hillary on 29 May 1953.

Tenzing Norgay was a Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer. Among the most famous mountain climbers in history, he and Edmund Hillary were the first two individuals known to have reached the summit of Mount Everest on 29 May

Lucy Walker, [1836 - 1961] first woman to climb the Matterhorn, Balmhorn, Wetterhorn, Lyskamm, and Piz Bernina. Lucy wore a white flannel dress, as  Victorian women did, to undertake her alpine adventures. Also in this photo, seated, is her father Frank Walker, [unknown perhaps Lucy's brother], Melchior Anderegg, and Adolphus Warburton Moore.jpg

Lucy Walker was a British mountaineer and the first woman to climb the Matterhorn. While climbing the Eiger she is rumoured to have survived on cake and champagne.

Sir Edmund Hillary | 1st man to climb Mt. Everest

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

Emilio Comici  In the early 1900s, Italian Comici invented multi-step aid ladders, solid belays, the use of a trail/tag line, and hanging bivouacs, pretty much the beginning of modern big-wall climbing techniques, using them to climb the 3,500-foot northwest face of the Civetta in 1931.

Emilio Comici In the early 1900s, Italian Comici invented multi-step aid ladders, solid belays, the use of a trail/tag line, and hanging bivouacs, pretty much the beginning of modern big-wall climbing techniques, using them to climb the 3,500-foot northwest face of the Civetta in 1931.

LIFE pays tribute to Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, and recalls the controversy around their May 29, 1953, first ascent of Everest. (James Burke—Time  Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Mount Everest: Rare Photos of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzig Norgay, 1953 - LIFE