The Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal
Nov 14, 2016 The 2017 Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal will be presented on December 11 (International Mountain Day) at the Hotel Tibet International in Boudhanath, Kathmandu, in a ceremony starting at 4 pm. Please let Seth Sicroff know if you plan to attend. Email: sicroff at hillarymedal.org.
October 15, 2016 Hillary Model, Hillary Medal, article in new publication
Himalayan Association for the Advancement of Sciences (HimAAS) has just release the Jack D. Ives, Montologist: Festschrift for a Mountain Advocate, available on Amazon.com. The article by Sicroff analyzes the nature of the Hillary Model of humanitarian assistance, and the related question of criteria for selection of recipients of the Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal.
May 29, 2016
César Portocarrero of Cusco, Peru, will receive the 2017 Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal in Kathmandu on December 11, 2016. The theme of the presentation event will be Science and Survival: Mountain Livelihoods, Recreation and Environments. Collaborators are urged to contact SEHMLM Project Director Dr. Seth Sicroff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 17, 2016
The 2018 Medal will be presented in Kathmandu on December 11, 2017. For information, see our Nominations page.
April 12, 2016
The Board of Directors of Mountain Legacy has decided that future Medals will be presented in Kathmandu, on International Mountain Day (Dec. 11). The 2017 Medal will be presented in December 2016. More information about the upcoming event will be available soon.