Norgay Tenzing

Related to Norgay Tenzing: Edmund Hillary


 (nôr′gā), Tenzing 1914-1986.
Sherpa mountaineer who with Sir Edmund Hillary made the first ascent of Mount Everest (1953).
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London, May 30 ( ANI ): The extraordinary image of the crowd on Mount Everest, which is a far cry from the splendid isolation that Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Norgay Tenzing experienced when they became the first to reach the summit, has fuelled fears of perilous overcrowding on the mountain.
If they did reach the top they beat New Zealander Hillary and Sherpa Norgay Tenzing, who got there on May 29 1953.