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June 2013

“Crowning Achievement, Lasting Legacy” – Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the First Ascent of Everest

Photo: Jamling Tenzing Norgay, son of Tenzing Norgay, meets the Queen at the Royal Geographical Society on 29 May 2013. This year, 2013, is the 60th Anniversary of the first ascent of Everest. In celebration of this extraordinary achievement The Himalayan Trust UK, together with The Mount Everest Foundation, organised two very special events at the Royal Geographical Society. We were honoured to have the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh …Read More