Women Explorers (JR)
100 Years of Mountain Adventure
by Helen Rolfe
Stories of adventure-loving women explorers who shared a passion for climbing mountains
Canadian women have been conquering mountains for more than 100 years. The early pioneers set the standard for the women who followed. This group of extraordinary women include the founder of the Alpine Club of Canada and the first North American woman to summit Everest. These women were all strong and determined, and shared a love of adventure.