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BETSY COWLES PARTRIDGE: MOUNTAINEER Janet Robertson 1998 1st edition Hardcover DJ New
By Robertson, Janet
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Of note are her climbs with Paul Petzoldt and her trip to the Khumbu region of Nepal in 1950 with H.W Tilman and Charles Houston.

Colorado, 1998, 1st edition. 208 pp, b/w photos, bibliography, index. This copy includes the book release materials. Blue cloth hardcover with dust jacket. New.

Betsy Cowles Partridge (1902-1974) was one of the first women and first Americans to mountaineer throughout the world, climbing extensively during the 1930s and 1940s in the US and Canada, the Swiss Alps, and ultimately, the Khumbu region of Nepal. This biography incorporates her journal entries and letters, as well as her fine photographic work, providing a picture of a lively, thoughtful, and rather remarkable woman. 




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