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Ben Scott

Fort Collins, CO
39 years old · Male

Member Since
Sep 18, 2007
Last Visit: 1 day ago
3,281 Points
Point Rank: #218 Details

Likes Sport
Leads Follows
Trad 5.6 5.11a
Sport 5.13d 5.7
Boulders V11
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I am currently the acting President of the Northern Colorado Climbers Coalition (NCCC). Please visit our websitenococlimbing.org


Comments View All 117

Apr 29, 2019
Sweet pic! Where's this route at exactly? View Comment
Apr 22, 2019
I'm confused as to why you get FA credit, young-in? Hahahaha. View Comment
Apr 8, 2019
Definitely not a lot of traffic on this climb, maybe a handful of ascents each winter. Feel free to scrub i… View Comment
Jan 28, 2019
Yes! Thanks for the backstory, Jim and Tony. As with all the old routes in the canyon, most of the history… View Comment
Jul 12, 2018
We successfully completed our Bolting Project at Duncan’s Ridge today. All of the toprope anchors have been… View Comment
May 23, 2018
This problem no longer exists, Hanks Boulder fell over in May 2018. View Comment

Forum Messages View All 109

Regional > Colorado
Reply: Vandalism on classic boulders at Rotary (Horsetoot…
Apr 30, 2019 Sounds good Devan. I think we're stuck with the backpack sprayer and a plastic brush, that stone is way too soft for a power washer. It might be wed/thur this week. keep ya pos… View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: Vandalism on classic boulders at Rotary (Horsetoot…
Apr 30, 2019 Bummer to hear everyone, but it will likely continue to be a problem into the future. Larimer County Natural Resources is well aware of the on going problem and continues to tr… View Message
Regional > Northern Utah & Idaho
Reply: Confessions of a zinc-plated bolter
Oct 11, 2016 Pinklebear is the man! So whats obscure anymore? Rifle was obscure as shit 30 years ago. I climb on plenty of random crags and boulders, but I always try to have the foresig… View Message
Regional > Northern Utah & Idaho
Reply: Confessions of a zinc-plated bolter
Oct 11, 2016 When it comes to route development, I say do it right the first time. When I first started installing fixed anchors I was terrified of having the old guard call me out for inst… View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: Poudre Canyon bouldering conditions
Mar 31, 2016 Should be good to go by Saturday up there. Area's like 420's, Bog, and Kingfin will be dry for sure. Gandalf and Pearl will probably be wet and melting. View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Near Miss: Anchor bolt failure incident report.
Dec 2, 2015 That has got to be one of the best incident reports I've seen. Very thorough, well written and I learned a shit ton. Nice work! glad nobody got hurt! View Message

Route Scores View All 154

5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 3
Bean Town Beat Down
Trad
5.13c/d 8b 31 X 31 E8 7a
 1
Midnight Ride
Sport
5.14c 8c+ 34 XI- 35 E9 7b
 1
Scorsese
Sport
5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a
 3
Paul Revere
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 1
Jolly Jane
Sport
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
 4
Cradle of Liberty
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bean Town Beat Down Ft Collins > … > Boston Peak > Orange Wall
Avg:  3
Ben:
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad
5.13a
Midnight Ride Ft Collins > … > Boston Peak > Orange Wall
Avg:  1
Ben:
5.13c/d 8b 31 X 31 E8 7a Sport
5.13c/d
Scorsese Ft Collins > … > Boston Peak > S Ridge
Avg:  1
Ben:
5.14c 8c+ 34 XI- 35 E9 7b Sport
5.14c
Paul Revere Ft Collins > … > Boston Peak > Orange Wall
Avg:  3
Ben:
5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a Sport
5.13d
Jolly Jane Ft Collins > … > Boston Peak > S Ridge
Avg:  1
Ben:
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
5.13a
Cradle of Liberty Ft Collins > … > Boston Peak > Orange Wall
Avg:  4
Ben:
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a Sport
5.13c