Wow - you learn something every day! From the pictures I've seen of the Hillary Step, I can't picture it in this shot... does the largest cornice over the climber's head conceal most of the step, and we can only see the top of it?
I will check out your site, your photos here are exemplary.
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."