Legenda američkog i svjetskog penjanja Fred Beckey ovaj tjedan proslavio je devedeseti rođendan ! I još penje ! Respect !
Evo liste nekih njegovih važnijih uspona:
1939 Mount Despair, North Cascades
1940 Forbidden Peak, North Cascades – with brother Helmy, Lloyd Anderson, Jim Crooks, and Dave Lind.
1945 Price Glacier, Mount Shuksan, North Cascades with Jack Schwabland and Bill Granston
1946 East Ridge Devils Thumb, Alaska with Bob Craig and Clifford Schmidtke (Aug 25)
1947 North Peak, Liberty Bell, North Cascades – 1947
1948 North Ridge of Mount Baker, North Cascades Fred Beckey, Ralph and Dick Widrig (August 1948)
1954 Northwest Buttress to North Peak, Mount McKinley, Alaska (May 27) with Donald McLean, Charles Wilson, Henry Meybohm and Bill Hackett.
1954 Mount Deborah with Heinrich Harrer and Henry Meybohm
1954 West Ridge Mount Hunter (Alaska) – with Heinrich Harrer and Henry Meybohm
1959 Yocum Ridge, Mount Hood, Oregon, USA with Leo Scheiblehner
1961 North Face of Mount Edith Cavell, Canadian Rockies, Canada with Yvon Chouinard
1961 Beckey-Chouinard Route on South Howser Tower, Bugaboos, Canada with Yvon Chouinard and Dan Doody
1963 Complete North Ridge, Mount Stuart, North Cascades, Washington, USA with Steve Marts
1963 Northeast Buttress of Mount Slesse, British Columbia, Canada with Steve Marts and Eric Bjornstad
1963 West Buttress (IV 5.8 A1), Musembeah Peak, Wind River Range, Wyoming, USA (September) with Layton Kor
1967 El Matador (NCCS IV, A3), Devils Tower, WY. FA with Eric Bjornstad
1968 Direct East Buttress (IV F8 A4), South Early Winter Spire, North Cascades, WA. FA with Doug Leen
1968 South Face (III F8 A1), Cathedral Peak (Okanogan), North Cascades, WA. FA with Dave Wagner, John Brottem and Doug Leen
1968 Northeast Face, Mount Hooker, Canadian Rockies, Canada. FA with John Rupley
1970 Beckey’s Spire aka Christianity Spire, Sedona AZ
1996 Mount Beckey, Cathedral Mountains, Alaska, USA – 1996, with John Middendorf and Calvin Hebert
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