"If you are lonely when you’re alone, you are in bad company"
— Jean-Paul Sartre (via man-and-camera)
(Source: man-and-camera, via man-and-camera)
Roped together and breathing through oxygen masks, Hillary (left) and Tenzing approach a site at almost 28,000ft (8,534m) where they establish their final camp. The expedition’s photographer, Alf Gregory, turned back at this point, leaving the other two to climb higher than anyone ever had
Photograph: Alfred Gregory/Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
Charles Evans cuts George Lowe’s hair at the expedition’s Base Camp
Photograph: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)