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Fred Beckey, Climbing Adventures and First Ascents - Tue, Feb 26 2013

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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.

The Basics:
Event Type:Meeting
Event Location:Floral Hall - VanDiusen Gardens 37th & Oak
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Feb 26 2013  7:30 PM
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Feb 26 2013 7:30:00 PM
Event Duration:2 + hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Rob Brusse
Caroline Clapham
Marie C.
Paul Geddes
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Member Cost:$5.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 39 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Fred Beckey will present highlights from his climbing adventures and first ascents. If you look in guide books for Mt. McKinley, Mt. Hunter, Mt. Deborah, Mt. Waddington, The Canadian Rockies, The Bugaboos, The Cascade Range, Sierra Nevada, Wind River Range, Desert Tower, Squamish, Mexico (etc, etc...) chances are you'll see Fred Beckey listed, often as the first person to ascend a particular mountain or route. It's also likely he's written the book. Whether you are a mountaineer or a rock climber, Fred's got something to say of interest to you. And if you're going climbing, there's a good chance he'll hitch a ride to the crag, the mountain or the ice. On January 14th, at least according to a couple of websites, he turned 90. Come out and wish him a belated Happy Birthday!

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Notes:
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Member Cost:$5.00/Person
Cost Includes:A donation basket will be passed, $5.00 minimum. Students please give what you can.
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the ACC VA. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!




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