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Image number: S0001085

Edmund Hillary leads a group into the Western cwm

Artist / photographer: George Lowe
Date: 1953
Caption: Edmund Hillary leads three Sherpas into the Western Cwm. Behind them stands Lhotse with clouds forming in the blue of the electric blue of the Himalayan sky. George Lowe, 1953.

Country: Nepal

Persons shown: Edmund Hillary

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

Image type: Photograph

Keywords: mountaineering, mountain range, Himalayas, Everest, altitude, ice-fields, mountaineers, climber, climbing, climbing gear, lead, team
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