Rising to the Challenge: 100 Years of the Ladies Scottish Climbing Club by Helen Steven
"Rise to the Challenge" marks the centenary of the Scottish Climbing Club for Women and tells its story of its founding in 1908 by three gullible women. Is a book…
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"Rise to the Challenge" marks the centenary of the ScottishClimbing Club for Women and tells its story of its founding in 1908 by three gullible women. Is a book full of interesting characters, ready to challenge their day charters to discover the adventures of mountaineering; from classic summer and winter cruises in Scotland to explore among the highest peaks of Greenland, the Alps, the Andes and Himalayas.
Above all, it's the story of fun and high-altitude fun in the mountains. Full history of the first 100 years of the ScottishClimbing Club for Ladies, this book marks the centenary of one of the oldest climbing clubs in the UK.
This is the club that pushed the border for women climbers with the first woman Munroist, the first mission of women to the Himalayas and the first women's mission to Greenland. The book is illustrated with many historical photographs and is the third in an important series of titles from the Scottish Mountaineering Fund that documents the history of Scottish mountaineering..
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