Bolivian Cholitas Play Football at Top of a Mountain.

The Cholitas Climbers - a group of Bolivian Aymara women dedicated to climbing mountains - played a football match at 5,890 meters altitude on the Huayna Potosi mountain near La Paz on Wednesday.

Dressed in traditional skirts and blankets as well as their climbing gear, the nine Cholitas climbed one of the most attractive snow-capped peaks in La Paz and played for 20 minutes amid heavy snowfall.

Climbing poles served as improvised goalposts in the snow.

Before the ascent, the women made an offering to the Pachamama - or Mother Earth of Indigenous tradition - to ask for good omens on their performance.

(AP)

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