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Fred Beckey
and I after he gave a very cool slide show on climbing

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BlairThats the shit!

Blair

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Great pic! Glad you got to meet a legend!
Posted Nov 5, 2007 1:08 am

Rob ARe: Thats the shit!

Rob A

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thanks man...it was an awesome time
Posted Nov 5, 2007 11:13 pm

AndinistalocoRock on!

Andinistaloco

Voted 10/10

...got to meet the old hero. Awesome.
Posted Nov 12, 2007 10:35 pm

Rob ARe: Rock on!

Rob A

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thanks... your profile pic is pretty cool too


Rob
Posted Nov 13, 2007 6:40 pm

rpcBeckey's the MAN (all man!)

rpc

Voted 10/10

About a week before heading out to NJ, Fred was out in Red Rocks. We passed him on our way out of Pine Creek Canyon (he was hiking in with three guys). I was walking ahead of Shirley and said "hello Mr. Beckey" as I passed him by. He ignored me (hard of hearing & I'd ignore me too). When Shirley passed him, he gave her a big wide smile & a wink. Ever since then, Shirley's been sending hard - all her projects have been going down. But I digress...
Nice photo Rob.
Posted Nov 13, 2007 7:36 pm

Rob ARe: Beckey's the MAN (all man!)

Rob A

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Nice story and thanks for your comment!

i noticed that hearing thing, and i wonder how much of it is real or not.
I will say he treated my and my friend real nice, asked us what there is to climb around here and what the skiing is like (our answers were not much for both!) but it was cool to have him ask us about the local scene. That was a real cool night!

Later,
Rob
Posted Nov 13, 2007 11:10 pm

MarcsoltanRe: Beckey's the MAN (all man!)

Marcsoltan

Voted 10/10

That's a funny story, Radek. He was in our area several months ago, I hear, but I missed him. Damn, I could've used one of those smiles and winks Shirley got. May be it would've helped my climbing.
Posted Jan 11, 2011 7:08 pm

jordansahlsAwesome...

jordansahls

Voted 10/10

Fred looks so excited!
Posted Nov 14, 2007 11:42 pm

Rob ARe: Awesome...

Rob A

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ahahah i wouldn't be excited if i met me either..

some slacker climber/skier from Jersey compared to Fred Beckey...we all know who the excited one is going to be!

Thanks for your vote.

Rob
Posted Nov 14, 2007 11:53 pm

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Rob ASubmitted by Rob A
on Nov 2, 2007 8:33 pm

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Image Type(s): Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Alpine Climbing, Aid Climbing, Hiking, Skiing, Wildlife, Flora, Informational, Scenery, Humor, Water