Stories tagged: Chris Kopczynski
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 5:45 a.m.
Spokane’s Chris Kopczynski offers perspective on climber Fred Beckey
Fred Beckey, the pioneering climber who died Oct. 30 at age 94, inspired Spokane mountaineer Chris Kopczynski and some of the biggest names in climbing. Asked for a perspective on …
Thu., June 12, 2014
Landers: Senior climbers help make history
Two Spokane Mountaineers have lofty senior status for their role in taking a couple of upstart climbers under their wings 50 years ago and launching them toward the top of …
Sun., Feb. 9, 2003, 8:45 a.m.
Makalu: climb for the ages
Time does not forget great moments in history, even if the present can sometimes be oblivious. After initially being shunned by the American mountaineering community, the 1980 Spokane-to-Makalu Expedition has …