Tenzing Norgay

Tenzing Norgay (May 15 1914 - May 9, 1986) was a Sherpa of Nepal, a participant in many expeditions to Mount Everest culminating in the first successful ascent, in 1953 with Sir Edmund Hillary.

In 1978, he founded a company, Tenzing Norgay Adventures, that offers trekking in the Himalayas. As of 2003, the company is run by his son Jamling Tenzing Norgay, who himself summited Everest in 1996.

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