[Conquest of Mount Everest]
[Conquest of Mount Everest]

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Sixth British Expedition - 1936
Dates: April 25 - June 17
Number of Days Above 17,900 ft: 54
Approach: North Ridge
Height Attained: 23,000 ft at the North Col
Leader: Hugh Ruttledge
Team Members: Frank Smythe
Eric Shipton
Percy Wyn Harris
Dr. Charles Warren
Edmund Wigram
Edwin Kempson
P.R. Oliver
J.M.L. Gavin
John Morris
W.R. Smyth-Windham
Dr. G. Noel Humphreys
Tenzing Norgay
 

Overview
Bad weather created havoc on the expedition. The team reached 23,000 ft at the North Col but never moved higher because of the weather.

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