Windy Col Camp at 22,500 feet - looking east


In 1920, at Sir Francis Younghusband’s request, Howard Bury visited India and successfully paved the way for the first expedition to Everest the following year. As leader of the 1921 reconnaissance, he reached 22,000 feet.

Photographer: C.K. Howard-Bury

Event: Mount Everest Expedition 1921

Reference: S0004973

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