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Image number: S0001055

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

Artist / photographer: Alfred Gregory
Date: 28 May 1953
Caption: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on the South-East ridge about to leave to the South Col to establish Camp IX below the South Summit on Everest. The day before they approached the summit of Everest. Alfred Gregory, 28 May 1953.

Country: Nepal

Persons shown: Tenzing Norgay, Edmund Hillary

World region: Asia
Event: Mount Everest Expedition 1953
Event category: Everest
Theme category: Travel & Exploration

Image type: Photograph

Keywords: mountaineering, mountaineers, climber, climbing, climbing gear, equipment, expedition, goggles, ice-axe, oxygen equipment, historical, Everest, Himalayas, altitude, ascend, depart, adversity, Heroic, Symbol
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