1907 ACC’s Canadian Alpine Journal claim

1907 ACC’s Canadian Alpine Journal claim
January 9, 2018 Nathalie Drotar

“No lady climbing, who wears skirts, will be allowed to take place on a rope, as they are a distinct source of danger to the entire party.” This assertive claim was put forward by the Alpine Club of Canada’s Canadian Alpine Journal in 1907. Irrespective of gender biases, the women exploring the Rocky Mountains held firmly to the ropes that lead them to first ascents and new discoveries

I had to laugh when I read these lines but was seriously happy to have been born in better times. You will certainly also definitely be inspired when reading more about The Trail Blazing Women of the Canadian Rockies by Juliette Recompsat HERE



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