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Member Since: Nov 13, 2015
Last Visit: Jan 11, 2018
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Approach Trails = 4
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Personal: Lives in Temecula, CA, 50 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Fingertrip, DoubleDip
Other Interests: Books, God, Swimming, Wine
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Follows 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sport:  Leads 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Follows 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Boulders:   V4 6B  
More information:
I started climbing in 2015 when my son, Ben, asked if we could try it out. I borrowed some climbing gear from a friend, went up to Suicide, and top roped what was probably 20 feet of a 5.2. We were converted. Since then, we have gone a little beyond 5.2 at Taquitz, Joshua Tree, and Yosemite. Ben (born 2003) and I would love to head out with another father-son team who loves to climb.
Photo Albums by Rich and Ben    
Rock Climbing Photo: First time top of Tahquitz with son, Ben

Tahquitz
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Rock Climbing Photo: Ben on Double Dip  2015

Joshua Tree
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Out There
RECENT TICKS - Show on map<< VIEW ALL 31
Water Moccasin 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  Dec 30, 2017
Flake and Bake 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
  Dec 29, 2017
Butterfingers Make Me Horny 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
  Dec 18, 2017
Bacon Flake 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
  Dec 18, 2017
TO-DO LIST<< VIEW ALL 19
The Mikado 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
El Chapo 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Congratulations 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
East Buttress Gully 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
Swing Low 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Touch and Go 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Recent Site Contributions View all 19 Contributions
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Ben waiting to send Graham Cracker  Ben on Double Dip  2015  First time top of Tahquitz with son, Ben 
Who's First 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Flake and Bake 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Double Dip 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
After Six 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fingertrip 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
RATINGS<< VIEW ALL 2
Flake and Bake 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Suggests: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Water Moccasin 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Suggests: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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