Eric Shipton

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Birthday
1, 1907
Birthplace
Sri Lanka
Death Date
Mar 28, 1977 (69)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1907
Birthplace
Sri Lanka
Death Date
Mar 28, 1977 (69)

About

Mountain climber extraordinaire who was the the only member to complete all four expeditions to Everest in the 1930s.

Before Fame

He climbed a mountain at age 15, and within a couple of years he started devoting himself to climbing.

Trivia

He continued climbing even into his 50s, when he scaled a mountain in Patagonia, between Argentina and Chile.

Family Life

His father died when he was three, and his mother raised the family on her own.

Associated With

Sir Edmund Hillary is another famous climber who also mounted Everest.