Historical Badass: Climber Lily Bristow

Typical women’s climbing kit of the day. “All mountains appear doomed to pass through three stages: An inaccessible peak, the hardest climb in the Alps, an easy day for a lady,” wrote renowned mountaineer A. F. Mummery. But hold your snickering, chauvinists—it’s actually a compliment.

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