Everest Expeditions in the 1920s and 1930s
Chomolhari (Mountain of the Goddess) at 23,997 feet (7314m) rises above the plateau on the Tibet-Bhutan border. This mountain is sacred to Tibetan Buddhists. Every year pilgrims assemble in the town of Phari Dzong, and walk in procession to the mountain.
Photo: A.F.R. Wollaston, 1921