Sir Edmund Hillary, Sherpa Tensing Norgay and Colonel John Hunt at base after first ascent of Mount Everest.
SLATE INFORMATION: Everest Heroes Back At Base
General view of Mount Everest
Edmund Hillary reading his first mail / Whole of Everest party including Hillary and Sherpa Tensing Norgay entering the village of Hukase
Various Everest expedition members receiving garlands, close-ups of Tensing, colonel John Hunt / Tensing and Hillary laughing together
Procession entering Katmandu (Kathmandu) / Crowds gathered / State coach carrying Hunt, Hillary and Tensing / Other members of expedition on lorry, crowd
Hillary, Tensing and Hunt sitting with garlands around their necks
Features: Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (b. 1919), Tenzing Norgay (1914-1986), Indigenous Peoples; Personalities - Explorers
Background: Sir Edmund Hillary, Sherpa Tensing Norgay and Colonel John Hunt at base after first ascent of Mount Everest. Expedition members in procession to Kathmandu.