Man against Mount Everest

Short version of Mount Everest 1952, released in black and white by Castle Films for the domestic market. The film records the swiss expedition which attempted to climb Mount Everest in 1952. Led by Edouard Wyss-Dunant, the 1952 spring Swiss Mount Everest expedition saw Raymond Lambert and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reach a height of about 8,595 metres (28,199 ft) on the southeast ridge, setting a new climbing altitude record, opening up a new route to Mount Everest and paving the way for further successes by other expeditions.





Man against Mount Everest

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