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Fred Beckey Slideshow at UBC

by bcclimbing Mon, 07 Nov 2011 13:40:07 -0800

Fred Beckey will be giving a slideshow at UBC entitled, "Life Lessons from the inventor of the 'dirtbag' lifestyle"

  • Start: Wednesday, Nov. 16th, 6:00 pm
  • End: Wednesday, Nov. 16th, 9:00 pm
  • 2175 West Mall UBC, Swing Space 
  • Room 221
  • Map to Swing Space:
  • $5 donation at the door

This will be a slideshow presentation of images and video footage taken by Fred Beckey on climbs throughout the Northwest and Alaska as well as potentially some discussion of his many adventures further afield.

As one the greatest living (and certainly most prolific) climbers, Mr. Beckey, widely known as the 'Dean of Alpinism', will be showing VOCers and members of the public what it's all about!

Beckey has also recently come out with a new guidebook, "Fred Beckey's 100 Favorite North American Climbs". Published by Patagonia, you can view it online at:


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