(18 1958 - )
American businesswoman who became the first woman from America to climb to the summit of Mount Everest in 1988 (though a few women from other countries had previously reached the top of the worlds highest mountain. She wrote a book about her experience, Many Mountains to Climb: Reflections on Competence, Courage, and Commitment (1999).
Science Quotes by Stacy Allison (1 quote)
The end of the ridge and the end of the world... then nothing but that clear, empty air. There was nowhere else to climb. I was standing on the top of the world.
— Stacy Allison