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Everest Expeditions in the 1920s and 1930s
Two porters and a dog
Yaks in the Yaru
Above, left: A porter fords a river carrying both his friend and his dog! The route to Everest took the 1920s and 30s expeditions over many rivers and streams. Great ingenuity was used to avoid getting wet.
Photo: Frank Smythe, 1933
 
Above, right: Yaks fording the Yaru river near Mende.
Photo: Frank Smythe, 1933