The Final Assault on Mt Everest
The Final Assault on Mt. Everest ! y'L-L V'-v -jCT v, All rhrtmnphi Copyrliht. by Tlrjif, Jot. A VIEW OF THE TREACHEROUS RIDGE HILLARY AND TENZING SIR EDMUND HILLARY, IN THE LEAD, AND TENZING LABOR UNDER HAD TO CLIMB BEFORE REACH-FULL EQUIPMENT UP A STEEP SLOPE OF MT. EVEREST. NG EVEREST'S SUMMIT. By Sir Edmund Hillary This Is the second of four articles written by the two daring conquerors of Mt. Everest Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing. Sir Edmund rives his account of the adventure in the first three articles. Tenzing's own story follows In the fourth article. Yesterday's article told how Hillary and Tenzing had struggled to a point far up the side of the mountain. Today's installment begins as the two daring climbers continue their efforts to reach the top of Jhe world's highest mountain, which hitherto had baffled all efforts to climb it. Hillary Tells of Cutting Steps in Snow, Surmounting 40-Foot Rock Barrier as He and Tenzing Kept Climbing, Finally Reached Top of Highest Peak !' MT. WISEST SUMMIT, 29,002 Ft. 11:30 A.M May Tf, , 1 11:30 A.M.,Moy,, )K,t Tj$'J:'&$rA I JJif-ZSL & sou a"", kmrt 4 , 1 fTj) yKffitft HatT Ttmlm ktm -K AJ, My . iM L-L-iT.' I t , I I lt"" ..TUT , n MOVING UP FOR THE FINAL ASSAULT ON MT. EVEREST, TENZING, AT LEFT, AND HILLARY TEST THEIR OXYGEN AT 22,000 FEET. IN BACK IS A SHERPA CARRIER, ANG NIMA.