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  Mountaineering literature 25 Mar 2004  
The poet William Blake wrote 'Great things happen when men and mountains meet' - and there is a long literary tradition of novels and memoirs detailing the exploits of climbers across the centuries.

But women who climb felt a little excluded. They've formed a group called Women Mountains and Words to provide a forum for women who want to bring a female perspective to the genre. This Saturday they'll be at the 17th International Festival of Mountaineering Literature.

Jenni is joined by Jan Levi, a founder member of the forum and author of Anyone for Crampons and climber, writer and historian Audrey Salkeld to talk about what happens when women meet mountains.

International Festival of Mountaineering Literature
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