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Image number: S0001054

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay approach the South East ridge at 27-300 feet

Artist / photographer: Alfred Gregory
Date: 28 May 1953
Caption: Edmund Hillary (in front) and Tenzing Norgay approaching the South East ridge at 27,300 feet. All climbers were carrying loads of over 18 kilos. Alfred Gregory, 28 May 1953.

Country: Nepal

Persons shown: Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay

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, steep, slope, rock strata
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