Elizabeth Hawley

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Elizabeth Hawley, 15 November 2011, Kathmandu, Nepal

Elizabeth Hawley (November 9, 1923 – January 26, 2018) was an American journalist and chronicler of Himalayan expeditions. Hawley was born in Chicago, Illinois.

She was studied at the University of Michigan. She moved to Nepal after giving up her job as a researcher for Fortune magazine in New York and visiting Kathmandu on a round-the-world trip.

She found work with the Reuters news agency covering mountaineering news, including the 1963 American expedition that was the first from the United States to traverse Mount Everest.[1]

Hawley died on 26 January 2018 at the age of 94.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jolly, Joanna (28 August 2010). "Elizabeth Hawley, unrivalled Himalayan record keeper". BBC News. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
  2. 'Sherlock Holmes' of Nepal's Himalayas dies at 94