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Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey (2017)

Fred Beckey is the legendary American "Dirtbag" mountaineer whose name is spoken in hushed tones around campfires. This rebel climber's pioneering ascents and lifestyle form an iconic legacy that continues to inspire generations.

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Dave O'Leske

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Darren Lund (story by), Dave O'Leske (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Fred Beckey Fred Beckey ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Conrad Anker ... Himself
Helmy Beckey Helmy Beckey ... Himself
Alex Bertulis Alex Bertulis ... Himself
Eric Bjornstad Eric Bjornstad ... Himself
Barry Blanchard Barry Blanchard ... Himself
Yvon Chouinard ... Himself
Nick Clinch Nick Clinch ... Himself
Ed Cooper Ed Cooper ... Himself
Bob Craig Bob Craig ... Himself
Peter Croft Peter Croft ... Himself
Leslie Cucuel Leslie Cucuel ... Herself
Jim Donini Jim Donini ... Himself
Vasiliki Dwyer Vasiliki Dwyer ... Herself
Norman Dyhrenfurth Norman Dyhrenfurth ... Himself
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Fred Beckey is the original American "Dirtbag" climber whose name evokes mystery, adulation and vitriol. Since the 1940s, Beckey has led an obsessive and nomadic quest of first ascents while poetically chronicling the exquisite beauty of nature and mountains in 13 seminal books. This exclusive feature documentary reveals the reclusive 94-year-old Beckey's public and private personas as he continues to inspire generations of climbers around the world.

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26 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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