Sport: On Everest

Above them stared the forbidding face of the North Col. Still farther above them towered the glaring white summit, with its snow plume blowing far out into space. But in sleeping bags within their tiny tents a group of Englishmen and tough Tibetan porters out to conquer unconquered Mt. Everest (29,140 ft.) rested contentedly last week. Camp No. 3 had been safely established at 21,500 ft. Francis Sydney Smythe and Eric Earle Shipton,both crack Alpinists and members of the unsuccessful

1933 expedition, had worked out a route half way up the col. The company...

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