Story: Hillary, Edmund Percival

Weighing Eric Shipton

Weighing Eric Shipton

Ed Hillary records the weight of Eric Shipton at the beginning of the 1952 Cho Oyu expedition. Known for his exceptional height, Hillary towered over his companions.

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Shaun Barnett. 'Hillary, Edmund Percival', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 June 2023)