One of the pioneering women mountaineers has an interview in this newspaper about her book. She led the first all-women team to climb Denali and Annapurna.
Boy it’s amazing what those females can do!
“Having heard “no” all her childhood, Blum was no longer prepared to accept that. She decided to organize her own expedition to Denali, and in 1970, the Denali Damsels, as their flag proclaimed them, were the first all-women team to summit.”