Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Tenzing Norgay - Man of Everest

As we get into the 2006 Everest pre monsoon season, spare a thought for Tenzing Norgay, the man who first climbed Everest in 1953 with Edmund Hillary. By the age of 39 when he summited the peak in 1953, Norgay had already established himself as one of the finest of the pioneering Himalayan climbers. Even before his historic climb with Hillary, he was already known as the ‘Man of Everest’, having been on the peak, and several other Himalayan giants on a number of occasions.

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