63 Inspiring Edmund Hillary Quotes That Will Motivated You To Do The Impossible
One of the First Climbers to Have Reached the Summit of Mount Everest
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Edmund Hillary was a well-known New Zealand mountaineer who became one of the first climbers to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. He realized his interest in mountaineering during his school’s trip to a small mountain. As soon as he graduated he decided to pursue his passion for climbing, he started training himself which helped him climb the highest peak in New Zealand. This made him eligible to join the British expedition to the highest peak of Mount Everest. His first expedition was in 1951 which could not be successful but he was again included in the expedition of 1953. This expedition was also on a verge of failure but Hillary along with his Sherpa guide found a new way. The duo made history on May 29, 1953, by being the first persons to reach the summit. He further explored various peaks of the Himalayan range. He is also credited as the only person to mark his steps on both the north and south poles. He was also a philanthropist and founded the ‘Himalayan Trust’ to support the Sherpa people with all the fundamental necessities like education and shelter. Read on the quotes and thoughts by this great mountaineer which will inspire you to always look forward in life. Browse through the sayings and quotations by Edmund Hillary which have been excerpted from his writings, work and life and are sure to pump in new gusto in you.