Leading Out – Mountaineering Stories of Adventurous Women –

Edited by Rachel da Silva, Preface by Arlene Blum, Stories: Miriam O’Brien Underhill, Dorothy Pilley, Gwen Moffat, Cyndi Smith, Colette Richard, Janet Roddan, Bachendri Pal, Louise Shepherd, Louise Heinemann, Ann E. Kruse, Jeanne Panek, Deb Piranian, Sue Harrington, Alison Osius, Denise Mitten, Laura Waterman, Kathey Phibbs, Rachel da Silva, Maureen O’Neill, Susan Edwards, Lorna Millard, Diane Bedell, Susan Fox Rogers, Kristen Laine, Lorraine G. Bonney, Nancy Kerrebrock

“Packed with riveting stories from more than twenty-five outstanding women climbers, Leading Out illustrates with eloquence and power how women are challenged and transformed by their adventures in the mountains. Included here are fascinating historical accounts by early women climbers – from Gwen Moffat, one of the world’s first professional female guides, to Colette Richard, blind since age two, who summited Mont Tondu in 1960 – and gripping narratives of contemporary ascents, such as Bachendri pal’s tale of becoming the first Indian woman to stand on the top of Mount Everest.

Ranging in local from Nepal to South America to the Canadian Rockies, these stories of gutsy, high-spirited moutaineers are an inspiring testament o women’s daring and a thoroughly entertaining read for climbers and armchair travelers alike.”

Uitermate inspirerende verhalen – ook als je geen bergbeklimmer bent.





Adventura Books, Seal Press



Talen Engels
Landen Wereld-wijd


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