Near top of the "Trough" - first parties ascending


Andrew 'Sandy' Irvine took a handful of photographs before disappearing with George Mallory on Everest. In this image the first parties ascending the 'Trough' in the East Rongbuk Glacier can be seen in the foreground, and in the distance moving through the ice.

Photographer: Andrew Irvine

Event: Mount Everest Expedition 1924

Date: May 5th 1924

Reference: S0001288

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