We are always inspired by great stories of women around the world!  This collection of women represent Aging But DANGEROUS with their choices.

Jimena Lidia Huaylas long wondered what it would feel like to stand atop one of La Paz's incredible mountains, but was told that it wasn't her place as a woman to climb up. Now, she and 10 of her girl friends are taking on a culture of machismo by ascending Bolivia's highest peaks. Decked out in their traditional garb, the "Cholita Climbers" are finding the feeling of freedom that comes with scaling new heights.

Posted by Great Big Story on Tuesday, April 25, 2017