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The Simple Anorak: When Less Is More

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Bally: Everest 60th Anniversary Collection

hillary norgay everest climb summit 1953Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay ascend Everest.  Photo:  Smithsonian.com

norgay hillary camp everest 1953Norgay and Hillary at camp.  Photo:  The Times UK

hillary norgay everest anorakHillary and Norgay.  Love the anoraks!  Photo:  Stamford Advocate

bally switzerland boots everest 60th anniversarySwiss luxury brand Bally is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the first Everest ascent with a new capsule collection featuring a reproduction of the Reindeer-Himalaya boots worn by Tenzing Norgay while summiting with Sir Edmund Hillary on May 29, 1953.  Photo:  Bally

bally vincens hiking boot everest 60th anniversaryCheck the Bally website for the full collection and information about the historic expedition.  Photo:  Bally

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Ski Aspen: 1952

aspen colorado 1952 vintage ski skiers

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