August 3, 2005
Historical Fun Facts

Do you have it?In 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary, a former beekeeper from New Zealand, made history as he became the first man ever to reach the top of the summit of the almighty Aggro Crag (pictured, left). Braving ice-cold temperatures, smoke and falling rocks, Sir Hilary managed to make it up the mountain and live to tell the tale, bringing home a glowing piece of rock as a souvenier.

His partner, a Himalayan sherpa named Tenzing Norgay, was disqualified after he failed to light up all eight targets on his side of the crag.