On May 1 1963, Jim Whittaker became the first U.S. American to conquer Mount Everest together with sherpa with Nawang Gombu.
Everest: The Veteran Sherpas
Everest Sherpa-the mountain unsung heroes. These guys are truly men of the mountain. It has been scientifically proven that their hearts and lungs are larger than the average human being enabling them to work at high altitudes with ease.
29 mei 1953.Edmund Hillary en Tenzing Norgay bereiken als eerste de top van de Mount Everest.
Charles Evans, Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, Tom Bourdillion and George Band after the 1953 Mt Everest ascent in Nepal.
standing on summit of Mt. Everest Dale Wagner
om Dispatch #35: The Penultimate Push POSTED MAY 15, 2012 The South Col Five make their way up the fixed ropes to Camp 3.