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Well, that's a shame isn't it? First known conquerer of Everest and all that.
1 point to the first person to find guntrip on there.
someone broke the news to his wife by saying "I'm sorry, but Edmund's dead", then she said "Dead?!", before he burst into the room and said "That's right! Dead *tired*!".
surely the locals had been running up and down everest for fun way before he turned up and stuck a flag on top or whatever?
*tongue slightly in cheek*
if he got to the top and found a museum and coffee shop?
T'was Hillary. Plus, he was like one of the first to be-bop around the South Pole or North Pole, plus he created a bunch of worthwhile charities and a bunch of other shit. Seriously, here's a guy who makes me ashamed to be Doritos eating couch potato who's actually too lazy to read the article.
*pours beer on the ground*
but i don't get why everyone thinks he was the first man to climb everest when there had been local people living around there climbing up mountains for millenia
then i remembered i was thinking of Sir Ranulph Fines