11 Aymara Women Subvert Gender Norms, Scaling Snowy Andes Peaks as Mountaineers

Dressed in traditional clothing, a group of Aymara women took on the 19,974-foot high Huayna Potosi Mountain in Bolivia earlier this month. It wasn’t until they were on the last leg of the climb that they removed their long layered skirts as a┬ásafety precaution. Underneath, they wrote thermal sweatsuits, according to The Associated Press. “Climbing … Continue reading 11 Aymara Women Subvert Gender Norms, Scaling Snowy Andes Peaks as Mountaineers