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WIN: A GORE-TEX® Experience Tour trip up the Balmhorn

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05/12/2014

On the 21 July 1864, Englishwoman Lucy Walker made the first ascent of the Balmhorn – a 3,698m peak in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland. Next year, world-famous mountaineer Edurne Pasaban will follow in her footsteps – and you could be joining her team.
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Lady-like Victorian psyche: the story of Lucy Walker and the Eiger

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12/09/2014

150 years ago Lucy Walker became the first woman to summit the Eiger, the infamous 3,970m peak in the Bernese Alps. Today, alpine historian Clare Roche alongside other Alpine Club and Climbers' Club members are at Hotel Bellevue celebrating Lucy's historic achievement, having attempted to follow in her footsteps.
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