Monthly Archives: December 2010

Vinemale

Cauterets Anne Lister, a self-assured 19th century English woman with relentless energy and an inheritance, made mountaineering history here.   In 1838, she was the first non-local person to climb Vignemale, the second highest peak in the Pyrénées.  Lister inherited … Continue reading

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