The world-class mountaineers were climbing Alberta’s Howse Peak on Tuesday, April 16th when a large avalanche carried them to their likely deaths.
Fred Beckey, the American climber whose list of epic first ascents reads like a history of North American climbing in the twentieth century, passed away yesterday. .
Between traveling to mountain ranges around the world, a climbing enthusiast explores the rock in his own backyard - and tries to keep his feet intact. .