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

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Anglo/British Expedition - 1950
Dates: November 15 - 20
Number of Days Above 17,900 ft: 6
Approach: Southern route
Height Attained: 18,000 feet
Leader: Charles Houston (US) and H.W. Tilman (British)
Team Members: Oscar Houston
Elizabeth Cowles
Anderson Bakewell
 

Overview
After World War II, the north route via Tibet was closed and the south route through Nepal became open. In 1950, a small reconnaissance team was the first to explore the southern approaches.

All Everest Expeditions
1921 |  1922 |  1924 |  1933 |  1935 |  1936 |  1938 |  1950 |  1951 |  1952 |  1952 |  1953


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