Story: Hillary, Edmund Percival

Lowe cutting Hillary's hair

Lowe cutting Hillary's hair

During the first all-New Zealand Himalayan expedition, in 1951, Edmund Hillary climbed five 6,000-metre peaks, along with the other New Zealand climbers. George Lowe is seen here cutting Hillary's hair at camp during the expedition.

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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, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6h1/hillary-edmund-percival (accessed 23 June 2024)