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How to Climb Mont Blanc in a Skirt
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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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Mick Conefrey is the author of The Adventurer's Handbook, currently being adapated for film by Universal starring Jonah Hill. An award-winning documentary-maker, Mick has made films on Arctic exploration and Himalayan mountaineering. He lives in Oxford.

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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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