An Embarrassing Everest Moment: 60 Years Later

After a groundbreaking expedition, a Presidential faux pas.

Pictured from left to right, Colonel John Hunt, Tenzing Norgay, and Edmund Hillary make a jubilant return to Britain after becoming the first men to scale Mount Everest.


Image of the 125 Anniversary logo Mount Everest was recognized as Earth's highest mountain in 1852, and ever since it has challenged the imagination of mountaineers.