High Society: LIFE With Hillary and Tenzing After the First Ascent of Everest

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay 1953
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On the 60th anniversary of Edmund Hillary's and Tenzing Norgay's first ascent of the world's highest peak, LIFE.com pays tribute to the feat — and remembers the controversies that surrounded it. Read More

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