New documentary marks 60 years since Everest was first scaled

A new documentary has been released marking the 60 years since Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay conquered Mount Everest.

‘First man on Mt Everest was Hillary, not Tenzing’

The book, by British author Mick Conefrey, is titled `Everest 1953: The Epic Story of the First Ascent` to be released next month.

Tenzing and Hillary monuments unveiled on Intl Everest Day

Today is the 58th anniversary of the conquest of Everest,
the highest peak in the world (8848 metre) by Hillary and
Tenzing.