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Sherpas
Crossing a crevasse
A Sherpa wearing crampons gingerly crosses a log bridge over a cavernous crevasse in the Western Cwm.
Photo: Alfred Gregory, 1953
Putting on crampons
Sherpas putting on crampons in the Icefall of the Khumbu Glacier.
Photo: Alfred Gregory, 1953