Climbing Days


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By Dorothy Pilley (Mrs. I.A. Richards),    Including a Retrospection (Introduction) written by the author in 1965

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Published by Secker & Warburg, 1965, 2nd Revised Edition, slight foxing edges, slight mark on spine, No D/w, V.G.   Dorothy Pilley (1894-1986) was a leading British climber  and mountaineer between the wars, mainly in the 1920s.  She started climbing in North Wales, joined the Fell & Rock Climbing Club and later helped found The Pinnacle Club in 1921. In the 1920s, she climbed extensively in the Alps, Britain and North America, making the first ascent of the north north west ridge of the Dent Blanche, described as “one of the last great problems” of the Pennine Alps, with her husband I.A. Richards and Joseph and Antoine Georges in 1928.

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