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The Magnificent Mountain Women: Adventures in the Colorado Rockies (Women of the West)

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Since the Pikes Peak gold rush in the mid-nineteenth century, women have gone into the mountains of Colorado to hike, climb, ski, homestead, botanize, act as guides, practice medicine, and meet a variety of other challenges, whether for sport or for livelihood. Janet Robertson recounts their exploits in a lively, well-illustrated book that measures up to its title, The Magnificent Mountain Women. Arlene Blum provides a new introduction to this edition.

About the Author

A professional photographer and writer whose work has appeared in many magazines, Janet Robertson lives in Boulder, Colorado. She has climbed all fifty-four of Colorados peaks topping fourteen thousand feet and has hiked the length of the Colorado Trail. Arlene Blum has played a leading role in more than twenty successful mountaineering expeditions, including the first American climb of Annapurna. She is the author of Annapurna: A Womans Place.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803289338
Subtitle:
Adventures in the Colorado Rockies
Author:
Robertson, Janet
Author:
Robertson
Author:
Robertson, Bengt
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Location:
Lincoln :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Mining
Subject:
Women mountaineers
Subject:
Rocky mountains
Subject:
Rocky Mountains Biography.
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
General History
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Women of the West
Series Volume:
no. 46
Publication Date:
19910801
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus., maps
Pages:
274
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.91 lb

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