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Member Since: Nov 13, 2015
Last Visit: 8 hours ago
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Approach Trails = 4
Page Improvements = 3



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Personal: Lives in Temecula, CA, 49 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Fingertrip, DoubleDip
Other Interests: Books, God, Swimming, Wine, Poetry
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. Regardless, we were converted. Since then, my friend has been helping us beyond 5.2 at Taquitz, Joshua Tree, and Yosemite. Ben (born 2003) and I would love to head out with any 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
2 photos
Rock Climbing Photo: Ben on Double Dip  2015

Joshua Tree
1 photo
Out There
RECENT TICKS - Show on map<< VIEW ALL 7
After Six 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  Jun 19, 2017
Fingertrip 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  May 26, 2017
Tight Shoes 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
  Mar 28, 2017
Toe Jam 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  Mar 13, 2017
TO-DO LIST<< VIEW ALL 18
Madison Square Garden 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
1st Offense 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Flower of High Rank 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mental Physics 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Piton Pooper 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
The Bong 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Recent Site Contributions View all 15 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
Double Dip 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
SW Corner 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Stichter Quits 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Tight Shoes 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
RATINGS
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