National Geographic : 1954 Jul
59 Sir Edmund Hillary © R.G .S. and Alpine Clu Everest's Northern Ridge: This Picture Proves Hillary Reached the Summit Only from the mountain's crest could Hillary and Tenzing, ascending from the South Col, have looked down upon this lethal spur, route of all prewar Everest parties. Mallory and Irvine, attempting it 29 years earlier, were last seen at about 28,000 feet. Hillary found no trace of them at the top. " Ji~, 1'