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Arlene Blum

  • You never conquer a mountain. / You stand on the summit a few moments, / Then the wind blows your footprints away.

  • [Slogan on T-shirts to raise money for 1978 American Women's Himalayan Expedition to Annapurna:] A woman's place is on top.

Arlene Blum, U.S. mountain climber