Sir Edmund Hillary Dies At 88


Japanese Junko Tabei , the first woman to climb the summit of Mt... News PhotoApplauding,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Award,Celebration,Ceremony,Climbing,Edmund Hillary,Golden Jubilee,Japan,Kathmandu,Mountain Peak,Mt. Everest,Nepal,Receiving,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2003 AFPJapanese Junko Tabei (2nd R), the first woman to climb the summit of Mt Everest, receives a felicitation plate as Sir Edmund Hillary (L) applauses during an award ceremony in Kathmandu, 27 May 2003 during the Golden Jubilee celebrations marking the first conquest of the world's loftiest peak by Edmund Hillary on May 29, 1953. Tens of thousands of Nepalese lined the streets of Kathmandu to cheer a festive procession of some 400 conquerors of Everest from 48 countries. AFP PHOTO/Kazuhiro NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)