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Carrie Welton

Carrie Welton

Added by yongli on 08/15/2016 - 14:33, last changed on 10/17/2017 - 08:39
Carrie Welton (1842–84) was a relatively well-known socialite and amateur mountaineer who climbed Colorado Fourteeners in the 1880s. When Welton perished during an ill-advised autumn ascent of Longs Peak in 1884, she became the focal point of a national discussion concerning backcountry safety and...
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