The Seattle Times


Monday, February 25, 2013

A half-century later, Americans remember their Everest climb

Members of the American Mount Everest Expedition team and sherpas are shown with their climbing gear on Mt. Everest. in 1963. It was the first American expedition team to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain. (AP Photo/Henry S. Hall, Jr. American Alpine Club Library, Barry Corbet Personal Papers and Films)