Women Who Dare

North America's Most Inspiring Women Climbers

Book Description

A celebration of feminine beauty, athleticism, wisdom, and skill—Women Who Dare profiles twenty of America’s most inspiring women climbers ranging from legends like Lynn Hill to the rising stars of today. The book is both inspirational and aspirational — as each climber tells her story in her own words, highlighting her personal challenges, accomplishments, and philosophy, as well as providing readers with practical how-to suggestions on maximizing not only their own potential in climbing but in life. The profiles are complemented by stunning color photographs by leading adventure photojournalist Chris Noble. Forewords by leading women climbers Steph Davis and Sasha DiGiulian round out the package!

Featured climbers:

Lynn Hill
Sasha DiGiulian
Emily Harrington
Lisa Hathaway
Steph Davis
Kitty Calhoun
Robyn Erbesfield-Raboutou
Alex Puccio
Lisa Rands
Beth Rodden
Angie Payne
Alison Osius
Lauren Lee McCormick
Madaleine Sorkin
Kate Rutherford
Jacinda (JC) Hunter
Nancy Feagin
Brittany Griffith
Elaina Arenz Smith
Dawn Glanc

About Noble, Chris

Recognized as one of the world’s leading adventure photographers, Chris Noble is a writer and visual communicator whose work celebrates the beauty of nature, and inspires people to live healthier, more mindful, and sustainable lives. A veteran of over thirty expeditions, ranging from Denali to Everest to the jungles of Borneo, Noble’s writing and photography have appeared in hundreds of publications worldwide, including Life, National Geographic, Newsweek, Orion, Outside, Rolling Stone, and Sports Illustrated as well as numerous books and anthologies. He has served as a contributing editor at Powder and Outdoor Photographer magazines. Commercial clients include Black Diamond, Camelbak, Nike and The North Face. Noble has been a featured speaker at the National Geographic Society, the Banff Mountain Film Festival, the Mountaineers Club, and the Outdoor Photo Expo sponsored by Photo District News.  American Photo Magazine has written, “the secret of Noble’s success is that there is no dividing line between adventure and his photography.”