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This year marks 40 years of its triumphant and tragic ascent of Annapurna in 1978 American women's Himalayan expedition

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This year marks 40 years of its triumphant and tragic ascent of Annapurna in 1978 American women's Himalayan expedition

this year marks 40 years of its triumphant and tragic ascent of Annapurna in 1978 American women's Himalayan expedition (“Ten women challenge the tenth highest peak of the Earth”)

the expedition – 10 female mountaineers, two of cameraman and assistant Manager (also a woman)

Expedition leader Arlene Blum writes: “ In January 1977 a group of like-minded girls from Bay area San Francisco- gathered... We have created an organization Himalayan Expedition American women (AWHE) to attempt to climb Annapurna and to provide support and financial assistance to women climbers. But how to earn $ 80 000 that were needed for climbing? We started business with manufacturing of t-shirts with the inscription “a woman's Place is on top / Annapurna.”... It took ten thousand t-shirts that permission to climb in the arms reached Nepal in August this year.”

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