Bolivia's daredevil female mountaineers

A group of indigenous women decided to toss their aprons for mountain-climbing gear

DATE IMPORTED:April 21, 2016Aymara indigenous women practice descending on a glacier at the Huayna Potosi mountain, Bolivia.
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Lauren Hansen

Lauren Hansen produces The Week’s podcasts and videos and edits the photo blog, Captured. She also manages the production of the magazine's iPad app. A graduate of Kenyon College and Northwestern University, she previously worked at the BBC and Frontline. She knows a thing or two about pretty pictures and cute puppies, both of which she tweets about @mylaurenhansen.