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The Discovery of Mount Everest
Reconnaissance and Early Attempts
Why Mountains are Climbed 203
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advance base camp Ahluwalia Alpine altitude April ascent assault autumn avalanche bad weather British Expedition Chinese Chris Bonington climbers climbing Everest decided Delhi deputy leader Don Whillans Doug Scott Dougal Haston Dyhrenfurth Edmund Hillary equipment Eric Shipton established camp Everest expedition Everest region fixed rope George Everest Gombu Hamish height Herrligkoffer Himalayas Japanese Junko Junko Tabei Kathmandu last camp later Lhotse face Mallory March Mick Burke monsoon Mount Everest moved Nanga Parbat Nawang Gombu Nepal Nepalese night opening the route oxygen oxygen cylinders peak Peter Boardman photographs Phu Dorji Phurba porters Rawat reached camp reached the summit reconnaissance rock band Rongbuk glacier September sherpas slopes snow Sonam South Col route South East Ridge South Summit South West Face started summit of Everest summit pair summit party Survey of India Swiss tent Tenzing Tibet Tibetan West Ridge westerly Western Cwm Whillans