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Sir Edmund Hillary Dead at Age 88

Sir Edmund Hillary Dead at Age 88

Sir Edmund Hillary, probably the first person (along with Tenzing Norgay) to summit Mt. Everest in 1953 died Friday in New Zealand. Famous for both his strength and his humility, Hillary dedicated his life after his Everest success to furthering humanitarian causes in the Everest region. While not directly related to rock climbing, I think […]

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