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Quotation by Annie Smith Peck
Nothing to mountaineering, just a little physical endurance, a good deal of brains, lots of practice, and plenty of warm clothing.
Annie Smith Peck (1850–1935), U.S. mountain climber. As quoted in WomenSports magazine, pp. 13-14 (December 1977).
Said c. 1895 by the pioneering climber who mastered her last peak at age 82: the 5,363-foot Mt. Madison in New Hampshire.
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