The north-east ridge of Mount Everest


“Progress up the north ridge of Everest does not lend itself to description.

It is a fight against the wind and altitude, generally on rock, sometimes on snow,

at an average angle of 45°.” – EDWARD NORTON, The Fight for Everest: 1924.

Photographer: Bentley Beetham

Event: Mount Everest Expedition 1924

Ref.: MEE24/0648

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