Climbing legend Fred Beckey to speak at UWT on March 8

Tacoma News TribuneFebruary 21, 2014 

Fred Beckey

COURTESY OF THE MOUNTAINEERS

Fred Beckey, a Northwest mountaineering icon, will speak March 8 at University of Washington-Tacoma’s Philips Hall in an event hosted by the Tacoma Mountaineers.

Tickets ($10) are available through Brown Paper Tickets and Edgeworks Climbing.

The hall holds 460 people and organizers expect it to sell out. Beckey, who recently turned 91, sold out the 310-seat Kilworth Chapel at the University of Puget Sound in 2011.

 

Beckey, author of several mountaineering books, will sign books after the presentation. 

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