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Annie Smith Peck

Annie Smith Peck (October 19, 1850 – July 18, 1935) was an American mountaineer. She lectured extensively for many years throughout the United States, and wrote four books encouraging travel and exploration

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Climbing is unadulterated hard labor. The only real pleasure is the satisfaction of going where no m ...

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I am afraid if there is anything to be afraid of. A precipice cannot hurt you. Lions and tigers can. ...

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Nothing to mountaineering, just a little physical endurance, a good deal of brains, lots of practice ...

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Although one is not inclined to be timid or nervous, it is nevertheless a trifle depressing to recei ...

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