Woman on the Rocks
The Mountaineering Letters of Ruth Dyar Mendenhall
Editor: Valerie Mendenhall Cohen
2007 - 1st Edition
5.5” x 8.5”
Spotted Dog Press
In 1937, climbing mountains was thought to be an activity reserved for men only. Ruth Dyar Mendenhall broke that barrier to become one of California’s first and most important women mountain climbers. The letters collected in this book document her fifty-year mountaineering career.