Peaks, Leaks, Maths, Style, Trains

The Incredible Mountaineer

Jon Krakauer | Literary Hub | 29th October 2019

A climb in the North Cascades with Fred Beckey, the irascible and inexhaustible “original climbing bum”, who scaled his first peak at 16 and his last at 90. “Climbing where no one has ever climbed before is Fred Beckey’s life and has been for more than half a century. His affairs h…

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