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literature Trailblazing Mountaineering Women - Anne Lister and Ann Walker

Rebecca Batley profiles two trailblazing women in mountaineering: Anne Lister and Anne Walker. 188 years ago, Ann Walker - the wife of diarist Anne Lister, Halifax's infamous Gentleman Jack - sat down in the Alps and cried. She had been walking, climbing and riding all day. Ann felt nauseous, tired and her gown was ...


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