Patagonia 100 Favorite North American Climbs

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Published by Patagonia, 100 Favorite North American Climbs is Fred Beckey's magnum opus. Over a span of 70 years, Fred has made more first ascents than any other North American climber and has written the definitive guides to climbing in the Cascades. In this book, Fred offers up his characteristic mix of route tips, natural history and climbing lore for his 100 favorite climbs (with honorable mentions of a few more). With an excellent introduction by Barry Blanchard.


Fred Beckey is without a doubt the most accomplished climber of all time. He has eight decades of climbing rock, ice, and alpine under his belt. He has thousands of leads, hundreds of first ascents all over the world, and one book encompassing them all: Fred Beckey's 100 Favorite North American Climbs. Published by Patagonia, this hardcover categorizes climbing classics from Castleton to the Cascades, where Beckey offers hand-drawn topos, colorful photos, and route tips that will definitely come in handy when you start ticking off some of the best routes around the continent.


Written and signed by one of the greatest American climbers of the past century, Fred Beckey chronicles his 100 Favorite North American Climbs. Fred's intimate and detailed knowledge of the mountains & climbs creates an unparalleled guidebook and must-have for every climber's bookshelf - as well as a great read for any armchair adventurer.

- Mountain Gear


Price Current Retail: $79.95
Historic Range: $47.97-$129.95


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