When George Mallory was asked why he wanted
to climb Everest, “Because it’s there” replied he. Unfortunately, he
lost his life on the mountain in 1924…
Not until 29 May 1953
did Sir John Hunt, the New-Zealand explorer Sir Edmund Hillary and
Sherpa Tenzing Norgay take thier first steps on the roof of the world.
In tribute to this historic feat, Rolex officially launch the Explorer