How to Climb Mont Blanc in a Skirt

How to Climb Mont Blanc in a Skirt : A Handbook for the Lady Adventurer

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Ever wondered how to cook a locust or sweet-talk a cannibal? Welcome to the captivating world of female explorers - women just as inspiring, brave, and occasionally downright strange as all the Shackletons, Mallorys, and Livingstones.

Discover who dressed up as a Tibetan peasant to explore Asia and why you shouldn't let a gorilla near your bedroom. Learn how to spot a good camel and who carried two holsters on her horse: one for a loaded revolver and one for tea-making equipment.

Pairing intrepid stories of yesteryear with hilarious retro tips from history's greatest female adventurers, How to Climb Mont Blanc in a Skirt is perfect for both seasoned explorers and office workers dreaming of that next big trip abroad.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 19mm | 248g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1851689613
  • 9781851689613
  • 656,624

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'How to Climb Mont Blanc is serious and informative, yet fun, too.' * Independent on Sunday * Fascinating * Daily Mail * One of the Top Five Christmas books for adults. * The Times *
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About Mick Conefrey

Mick Conefrey is the bestselling author of The Adventurer's Handbook and a filmmaker whohas made award-winning documentaries forthe BBC on Arctic exploration and Himalayanmountaineering. He lives in Oxford.
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