Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay

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Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay

Together they braved the cruellest weather conditions on top of the World
Jan 14, 2010, 6:45 am ISTLeadersSarita Pant
Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay - Mount Everest
  Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay - Mount Everest

Hillary was a mountaineer from New Zealand and Tenzing a local Sherpa. Together they braved the cruellest weather conditions and biting cold to climb the world’s tallest mountain peak,Mount Everest ,in 1953 .They were not the first to try .

But their was the first successful attempt. Earlier, Malory and Irving had died during their effort to scale Everest in 1924.

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