March 24, 2003
A sherpa whose grandfather carried supplies on Sir Edmund Hillary's historic 1953 Everest expedition is planning to build a cybercafe on the mountain.
December 27, 1999 | Frank Deford
Pioneer miler and Everest conqueror became, at midcentury, the last great heroes in an era of sea change in sport
September 14, 1970 | Ursula Beary
Two years before he reached the top of Mount Everest in 1953 Edmund Hillary had accompanied another Everest expedition, led by Eric Shipton. Of that climb, Hillary wrote: "It wasn't so much our achievements I...
April 18, 1955 | Harry Phillips
Many times I think of that morning at Camp Nine. We have spent the night there, Hillary and I, in our little tent at almost 28,000 feet, which is the highest that men have ever slept. It has been a cold night....
January 21, 2008 | Frank Deford
Remembering the climber who conquered Earth's final frontier