Hillary climbs a difficult ridge on Mt Elie de Beaumont at the head of the Tasman Glacier on 31 August 1948. Climbs like this one in New Zealand’s Southern Alps were excellent preparation for later mountaineering expeditions in the Himalayas.
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Photograph by Bert Barley
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