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The Attempts of the 1930s
To The Summit At Last
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1922 expedition acclimatisation adventure apparatus arrived ascent assault body bottles Bourdillon and Evans breathing Brian Blessed Camp VII Captain Noel Chinese Cho-Oyu climb Everest climbers closed-circuit cold cornice Couloir cylinders Dalai Lama descend drink East Rongbuk Glacier equipment Eric Shipton eyes feeling feet final George Band George Leigh Mallory George Lowe height high altitude Hillary and Tenzing Himalayan Committee Himalayas Ice Fall John Hunt Kathmandu Khumbu Lambert leader Lhotse Face litres loads look Mallory and Irvine Messner miles monsoon Mount Everest mountain move Namgyal Nepal Nepalese Nga Temba night North East Ridge North Face North Ridge Noyce Nuptse oxygen set Pasang peaks reach the summit rest rock Rongbuk Monastery rope route Second Step Sherpas sleeping snow South Summit steep Steve Bell summit pyramid Swiss tent Tenzing Norgay Tibet Tibetan traverse weather Western Cwm wind