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December 3, 1910

Freda du Faur of Austrailia becomes the first woman to scale Aoraki/Mount Cook in New Zealand.

Emmeline Freda Du Faur was an Australian mountaineer, the first woman to climb New Zealand’s tallest mountain, Aoraki / Mount Cook. Du Faur was a leading amateur climber of her day.

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Link to Photo Credit: Freda du Faur

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