“When I was 22, Ed was putting together an expedition to research physiology at high altitude. They needed someone who could climb but who would also be useful in a laboratory at 19,000 feet. Fortunately, I qualified.”
John McKinnon examines a patient with TB
Hilary Kingsland with potato-hoeing Sherpani
Immunisation day at Khunde
Mountain thar at Khumbu
Khunde Hospital 2007
Ed and Tenzing meet on the trail between Kathmandu and Khumbu in 1961.