29 May 2013

Mount Everest ascent

From Afternoons, 2:09 pm on 29 May 2013

Sixty years ago today, Edmund Hillary was about to make history. Having made his way up Mt Everest as part of a British expedition to conquer the world's tallest peak, he was ready with his climbing partner, the Sherpa Tenzing Norgay to push on for the final ascent. Mick Rose is reading the words of Edmund Hillary exactly as he wrote them on Mt Everest.

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