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The Latest #OnEverest: They Summited! – See Emily’s Instagram Summit Self-Portrait

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The Latest #OnEverest: They Summited!

The report is in from Base Camp, and our team made it to the summit! Ski mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill first stepped onto the summit at 8:15 a.m. Nepal time, followed by the rest of the team. They stayed on the summit for about an hour to collect data for Montana State University, then began their descent. Congratulations to the team! And here you have it: The first Instagram photo from the rooftop of the world. Follow the story and #oneverest

Storified by Mary Anne Potts · Fri, May 25 2012 09:50:47

"@emilyaharrington self portrait at the top of the world – 8848m Mt Everest. What a climb it’s been! #oneverest"thenorthface

And here you have it: Our first Instagram photo from the rooftop of the world. Emily Harrington took this self-portrait on Everest’s summit. We’ll have more news from our team and the weekend of summit bids as it becomes available.

Follow the story and on Twitter at #oneverest and on Instagram at @natgeo.