The Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal
December 13, 2017 Dr. Johan Reinhard received the Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal on December 11 (International Mountain Day) at the International Mountain Museum in Pokhara, Nepal, as part of the fourth annual Mountain Festival. More
December 11, 2016 (International Mountain Day) The eighth Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal was presented to Peruvian engineer César A. Portocarrero Rodríguez at the Hotel Tibet International in Boudhanath, Kathmandu.
October 15, 2016 Hillary Model, Hillary Medal, an 87-page article by Dr. Seth Sicroff, explores the originality of the development assistance model established by Sir Edmund Hillary, and the relation between that model and the selection of recipients of the Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal.
The article appears in Jack D. Ives, Montologist: Festschrift for a Mountain Advocate, recently published by the Himalayan Association for the Advancement of Sciences (HimAAS). The volume is available on Amazon.com.
April 17, 2016
The 2019 Medal will be presented in Pokhara on December 11, 2019. Applicants must be willing to participate in the presentation event should they be selected. For more information, see our Nominations page.