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On March 13, 1961, #Ama #Dablam was…

On March 13, 1961, #Ama #Dablam was...

On March 13, 1961, #Ama #Dablam was first climbed by Barry Bishop, Mike Gill, Mike Ward, and Wally Romanes as part of an expedition led by Sir Edmund #Hillary. Theirs was an impressive ascent, establishing what is now the standard route up the mountain, climbing via the Southwest Ridge. | In this photo, Ama Dablam rises behind a #Tibetan #Buddhist #chorten outside the village of #Pangboche, #Nepal. #eyesofbuddha #amadablam #climbinghistory #FirstAscent #everydayasia #everydaynepal #Buddha #WeLoveMountains #mountainlove #Khumbu #solukhumbu

Pangboche, Nepal

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About the Author : Jake NortonClimber, guide, photographer, speaker, founder of www.Challenge21.com, and - most importantly - husband and father.View all posts by Jake Norton

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