Everest Expeditions in the 1920s and 1930s
Above: A line of Sherpa porters takes a well-deserved rest in the snow and ice after carrying heavy packs up to the North Col of Mount Everest.
Photo: Captain J.B. Noel, 1922
Left: Porters loaded with supplies make their way up the left trough above Camp II. Mount Everest rises above them.
Photo: Frank Smythe, 1933