Barry Bishop’s 1963 photograph (see sidebar) of Hornbein and Unsoeld approaching the West Ridge was shot just above Camp III.
While the 1963 expedition used five camps, the Eddie Bauer team will skip Camp V.
A steep, narrow gulley of snow and ice above Camp V guards the summit pyramid. The couloir was first climbed by Hornbein and Unsoeld in 1963.
Trip leader Jake Norton has summited Everest three times and completed more than 20 expeditions in Tibet and Nepal.
Guide David Morton has summited Everest six times and taken more than a dozen expeditions to 8,000-meter peaks.
After twice summiting Everest, Bishop founded Sagarmatha Environmental Expedition, a group that cleans trash from the mountain.
Filmmaker Charley Mace was a cameraman and guide on the Everest expedition that helped blind climber Erik Weihenmayer reach the summit.