MARIE PARADIS (1778 – 1839) was the first woman to climb Mont Blanc .
Paradis was a poor maidservant who lived in
Afterward she was known as "Maria de Mont Blanc"; Charles Edward
Mathews notes, in The Annals of Mont Blanc, that after her own
successful climb she would leave refreshments for others who attempted
Mont Blanc. The second woman to climb
* ^ Brown 3–11. * ^ Mathews 118-19. * ^ Twain 171. * ^ Le Blond 203–204. * ^ Le Blond, Mrs Aubrey (1903). True Tales of Mountain Adventure. E.T. Dutton & Company . pp. 203–204. * ^ Clark et al. 24–25. * ^ Mathews 118-19. * ^ Brown 26–28.
* Brown, Rebecca A. (2002). Women on High: Pioneers of Mountaineering. Appalachian Mountain Club Books. ISBN 1-929173-13-X . * Clark, Edmund; H. H. Jackson (1826). Ascents of Mont Blanc. Colburn's New Monthly Magazine. * Le Blond, Aubrey (1903). True tales of mountain adventures for non-climbers young and old. Unwin. * Mathews, Charles Edward (1898). The annals of Mont Blanc. Unwin. * Twain, Mark (1907). A Tramp Abroad. Harper and brothers.
* WorldCat Identities * VIAF : 100892618 * SELIB