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DIRTBAG: The Legend of Fred Beckey
Fred Beckey is the original American “Dirtbag” climber whose name had evoked mystery, adulation and vitriol since the 1940s. The groundbreaking life story of this rebel athlete, his monumental first ascents, and the lifestyle he fearlessly pioneered, is told for the first time.
Hailed as one of the most prolific, influential climbers of all time, Fred Beckey’s adventures began in Washington’s North Cascade range with his brother Helmy in the 1930s. In 1942, the Beckey brothers cemented their place in alpine lore when the teenagers survived an incredible second ascent of Mount Waddington — considered the most difficult climb in North America at the time. This success marked the beginning of Fred’s epic tear of first ascents around the world, during which heView more
The price of the tickets are $15 per person.
The proceeds will benefit Pikes Peak Climbers’ Alliance. The seating is first come, first served at the Stargazers Theater.
Contact: (719) 633-0732
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
The doors open to the Stargazers Theater at 5:30 p.m. Seating is first come, first served. The film begins at 7 p.m.
10 S Parkside Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80910