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The Tenzing Norgay Award

The Tenzing Norgay Award is awarded to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional mountaineering in the spirit of the famed sherpa Tenzing Norgay, one of the two first men to summit Mount Everest in 1953.

1987 - Sharon Wood
1988 - Norman G. Dhyrenfurth
2000 - Apa Sherpa
2005 - Peter Athans
2009 - Peter E. Hillary
2013 - Chhiring Dorje Sherpa

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