New Zealand has a long tradition of women mountaineers. One woman who climbed in the 1920s was Katie Gardiner, shown here with a guide, Vic Williams, approaching the summit of Mt Silberhorn in 1929.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Canterbury Museum, W. A. Kennedy Collection
Photograph by H. E. L. Porter
Permission of Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.