Who was one of the first two men to climb Mount Everest?

Microsoft Rewards Bing Mountains Quiz: Who was one of the first two men to climb Mount Everest?

A Andrew Irvine
B Sir Edmund Hillary
C George Leigh Mallory

New Zealander Hillary and Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to reach the summit on May 29, 1953. English mountaineers Mallory and Irvine disappeared on the northeast ridge only 804 feet from the summit attempting to make the first ascent of Everest in 1924.

The correct answer is Sir Edmund Hillary.

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