Links and sources
Read more about Edmund Hillary's experiences in Antarctica on NZHistory.
The website of the charitable trust created by Edmund Hillary to provide infrastructure for the Sherpas of Nepal, including education, health, forestry and monastery repairs.
This site, created by the UK Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), presents photographs taken on nine Mt Everest expeditions, including those in which Edmund Hillary participated.
This feature on NZHistory places Ed Hillary in the context of New Zealand and the great outdoors.
Booth, Pat. Edmund Hillary: the life of a legend. Auckland: Moa Beckett, 1993.
Fuchs, Vivian, and Edmund Hillary. The crossing of Antarctica. London: Hodder, Cassell, 1958.
Hillary, Edmund. High adventure. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1955.
Hillary, Edmund. Schoolhouse in the clouds. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1964.
Hillary, Edmund. View from the summit. London: Corgi, 2000.
Johnston, Alexa. Sir Edmund Hillary: an extraordinary life. Auckland: Penguin, 2005.