First on Everest
Sir Edmund Hillary has born in Auckland, a Dominion of New Zealand in 1919. Hillary is best known as the first person to reach the top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world at 29,029 feet. Sir Edmund (Percival) Hillary was an explorer and mountaineer. He, along with Nepalese Sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay, were the first two climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest on May 29, 1953.
After a lifetime of exploration achievement, Sir Edmund Hillary died a hero in his home country of New Zealand in 2008.
Be inspired to your own life of challenge, read more about this remarkable explorer who conquered Everest in the book he authored.
We all need a challenge, an Everest in our lives. George Mallory another famous mountaineer when asked why he wanted to climb Everest said, “Because it’s there”. What other reason could be better? What will it be for you? What will be your Everest. What will be the view from your summit? Do it now…Because it’s there.
Explore the Adventurous Life™ – Because it’s There
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