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Who were the first mountaineers to reach the top of Mount Everest?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
"The summit was eventually reached at 11:30 am local time on May 29, 1953 by the New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay from Nepal climbing the South Col Route. At the time, both acknowledged it as a team effort by the whole expedition, but Tenzing revealed a few years later that Hillary had put his foot on the summit first. They paused at the summit to take photographs and buried a few sweets and a small cross in the snow before descending."
- 1 decade ago
The first mountaineer to reach the top of Mount Everest was a Tibetan Sherpa followed by Sir Edmond Hillary.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing
- corkLv 71 decade ago
Sir Hillary and his sherpa guide Tenzing
but two climbers prob made it before him but died on way down...