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The Accidental Adventurer
(Kenmor), Epicenter Press, (2001). The hardcover issue of this memoir by Washburn, a pioneering female in alpine mountaineering. Among other accomplishments, Washburn was the first woman to climb Denali (Mt. McKinley), albeit alongside her husband, the renowned climber and cartographer Bradford Washburn. She reported that her training for the climb had consisted of pushing a baby carriage. This copy is signed by both Barbara and Brad Washburn, who is a dedicatee of the book, along with their three children. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#033910] $250

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