Mountaineers Cham Yick-kai (left) and Chung Kin-man after their return from Nepal on May 20, 1992. Picture: SCMP

How labourer became first Hong Kong man to conquer Mount Everest in 1992, without climbing partner

Of two Hong Kong mountaineers who set out to climb Mount Everest, only one – Cham Yick-kai – made it to the top, just in time to celebrate his 33rd birthday

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Mountaineers Cham Yick-kai (left) and Chung Kin-man after their return from Nepal on May 20, 1992. Picture: SCMP
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