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