Jeffrey H. Ryan Hiker Author Photographer Speaker Podcaster Director

Ode to Fred Beckey, Mountaineering Legend – gone at age 94

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I met the incomparable Fred Beckey when I was twenty-nine years old. The legend of this extraordinary mountaineer was well established by that time (he was 64 and still going strong). Those outside mountaineering circles may have never heard of him, but the list of his first ascents will never be surpassed. If you stood […]