Allen Steck

Allen Steck

I often think of those marvelous weeks spent in the Waddington Range in 1950. 2 new routes on the northern side of the peak and the 3rd ascent of the mountain as well. Waddington is one of the more beautiful peaks in all of Canada and it's only 175 miles north of Vancouver. B.C.!!More Allen Steck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Many have questioned the quality of this sort of achievement, deploring the use of pitons, tension traverses and expansion bolts, but the record speaks for itself. This is a technical age and climbers will continue in the future to look for new routes. There is nothing more satisfying than being a pioneer.More Allen Steck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We do not deceive ourselves that we are engaging in an activity that is anything but debilitating, dangerous, euphoric, kinesthetic, expensive, frivolously essential, economically useless and totally without redeeming social significance. One should not probe for
deeper meanings.More Allen Steck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My next climb is going to be a tourist troll in a wheelchair.More Allen Steck quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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