United Press International Camp Muir, MT. Rainier, Wash
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09677.64 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Mount Rainier, Washington Type: Photograph Date: 7 September 1962 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 20.3 x 25.6 cm.
One wirephoto released by United Press International dated September 7, 1962. Shows ten men setting up a camp on a snowy mountain side. The embedded press release states that the men are members of the American Mt. Everest Expedition. They are setting up camp on Mt. Rainier just above the 10,000 foot line in order to test the equipment. The group intends to reach the top of Mt. Everest May 1963. The back of the photo is stamped with United Press International information.
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