Having recently visited
In August 1890, just before Fay’s 21st birthday, she managed to
After her first summit Fay continued an interest in mountaineering. She founded the Washington Alpine Club in 1891, and was a member of the Tacoma Alpine Club. She also wrote a column in her father’s newspaper called “Mountain Murmurs.” Fay scaled
*The Native Americans called the mountain "Tah-ho-ma. These tribes--Nisqually, Yakama, & Payallup--lived in the area for hundreds of years. A Native American woman possibly climbed the mountain before Fay, but there's no documented history.