Interview with Allen Steck
Allen Steck, a Berkeley climber and Ironworks regular, is perhaps most famous for his intimidating and classic first ascent of the Steck-Salathe on Yosemite's Sentinel rock. Steck helped pioneer the Golden Age of Yosemite climbing establishing numerous Yosemite test-piece routes.
Along with another bay are climber, Steve Roper, Steck wrote Fifty Classic Climbs of North America and won the prestigious American Alpine Club' Literary Award. Below is a copy of an interview that the AAC made during their 1995 meeting. Check out this great interview footage from the archives of the internet.
Labels: Allen Steck, American Alpine Club, Steck-Salathe