Lux – Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey
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Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey
Hailed as one of the most influential climbers of all time, Fred Beckey is the original “Dirtbag"– one who abandons societal norms and material comforts in pursuit of a nomadic mountaineering lifestyle. Through the 1950s and 60s, Beckey’s accomplishments exceeded anyone in the sport. He shattered records with an unparalleled string of superhuman first ascents, bushwhacking trails, and pioneering direct routes thought previously impassable.