“I am a Lucky Man…”

Mount Williamson from Onion Valley Road

Mount Williamson from Onion Valley Road

"I am a lucky man," Hillary told an interviewer after the Everest climb. "I have had a dream and it has come true, and that is not a thing that happens often to men."

Sir Edmund Hillary, born 20 July, 1919, died January 11, 2008.

— January 11, 2008

Andy Lewicky is the author and creator of SierraDescents