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Ben Helgeson

Denver
38 years old · Male

Member Since
Jun 12, 2006
Last Visit: Jun 14, 2009
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Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Favorite Climbs
Outer Space, The Yellow Spur, Ruper, Long John Wall, Handcracker Direct, Pear Buttress,
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Comments View All 9

Sep 7, 2008
Fun climbing and close to home. Thanks to all who put their time, effort, and money into developing the are… View Comment
May 29, 2008
Steve Dieckhoff thought this climb was noteworthy enough to include in is outstanding book, Serious Play: A… View Comment
May 26, 2008
Great climb! Someone has 'adjusted' the stump recently. There is no longer potential for getting goosed/imp… View Comment
Mar 22, 2008
Every pitch is outstanding! Another note about the wind: after clipping my draws to the bolts on p. 5, the… View Comment
Jan 26, 2008
The first couple of moves give the beginning leader something to commit to...after that, it's a fun cruise. View Comment
Jan 26, 2008
Cool to lead with trad gear, do it and then do the big dihedral....the OW provides good cam practice, and t… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 1

General > General Climbing
Reply: Best Climber Eats
Aug 16, 2008 Eldo: Beers at the Rocky Flats Lounge (5280's "Best Neighborhood Bar w/out a neighborhood") South Platte: The Bucksnort Saloon (Antler Ale and a Burger) Clear Creek o… View Message

Route Scores View All 99

5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
 486
Outer Space
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 463
The Green Spur
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 201
Emerald City
Trad 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 360
Over the Hill
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 510
Long John Wall
Trad 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 915
The Yellow Spur
Trad 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Outer Space Boulder > … > Bastille > Bastille - N Face
Avg:  486
Ben:
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R Trad 2 pitches
5.10c R
The Green Spur Boulder > … > Redgarden Wall > Redgarden - Lumpe to…
Avg:  463
Ben:
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
5.9
Emerald City Boulder > … > Rincon > Rincon - L of Center…
Avg:  201
Ben:
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Over the Hill Boulder > … > Rincon > Rincon - L of Center…
Avg:  360
Ben:
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Long John Wall Boulder > … > W Ridge > W Ridge - part B - Lo…
Avg:  510
Ben:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
5.8
The Yellow Spur Boulder > … > Redgarden Wall > Redgarden - Tower One
Avg:  915
Ben:
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 6 pitches
5.9+