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Benjamin Brooke

San Pedro, CA
39 years old · Male

Member Since
Apr 8, 2012
Last Visit: Oct 31, 2019
1,050 Points
Point Rank: #1,094 Details

Benjamin is in the Partner Finder
Best Times to Meet: Anytime
Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.9 5.10b
Sport 5.10a 5.10c
Ice WI3 WI4
Boulders V2
Favorite Climbs
Partition, Black Arch Arete, Moby Grape
Other Interests
Cycling
Personal / Fav Site
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Comments View All 102

Oct 28, 2019
Wow. That is rad. View Comment
Oct 28, 2019
I don't look very confident do I? Cool to see you guys finished this up. View Comment
Nov 25, 2015
what a great climb. sustained razor crimps, friction and even a few surprise slopers. while the climbing… View Comment
Nov 25, 2015
for anyone that isnt aware there is a sling known as a double length. as the name implies it is twice as l… View Comment
Nov 11, 2015
simple beauty. great shot. View Comment
Nov 11, 2015
i found this route to be a really nice lead. the bottom has some runout sections between c3s on thin moves… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 96

General > Injuries and Accidents
Reply: Mountaineering/long treks after partial meniscectomy
Dec 27, 2016 hey paul, i had a similar operation (arthroscopic?) on my left medial meniscus when i was 30. i tore mine doing sprints while kicking my leg back...although years of wear an… View Message
Regional > Southern California
Reply: 1000 Classic Joshua Tree Routes - New Guide
Dec 6, 2015 this looks nicer that the one i just bought! DOH! View Message
General > Injuries and Accidents
Reply: Gunks fall Labor day
Sep 19, 2015 I appreciate the honest detailed write up and wish you a smooth speedy recovery. View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Climbing Magazine Photos
Sep 19, 2015 Sounds like a major pile of dung. I sold a snapshot to a little Podunk magezine in the Adirondacks with probably 1/100000th of the viewership of Climbing and they paid me 70 b… View Message
Regional > Northeastern States
Reply: Cheap Date and Chapel Pond Gully
Aug 31, 2015 It's been a few years but I remember Cheap Date starting up ten feet of steep corner before it gets slabbier above. I def recall poking around for gear somewhat concerned beca… View Message
General > Trad Climbing
Reply: Belay system for trad/multi-pitch?
Dec 4, 2014 cool. i feel like petzl should come up with a grigri designed for double ropes around 8mm-9mm. i think the grigri2 is a great tool. i think they could come up with some prett… View Message

Route Scores View All 434

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 4
Heroes
Trad 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 300
Heart and Sole
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 346
Loose Lady
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 569
Dappled Mare
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1,204
The Nutcracker Suite (aka Nutcra…
Trad 5 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 307
Pistol Pete
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Heroes Adirondacks > G: Indian Lake… > Sugarloaf
Avg:  4
Benjamin:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 4 pitches
Heart and Sole Joshua Tree NP > … > Echo Rock > Echo Rock - W Face
Avg:  300
Benjamin:
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
5.10a PG13
Loose Lady Joshua Tree NP > … > Houser Buttress… > Houser Buttress
Avg:  346
Benjamin:
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
5.10a/b PG13
Dappled Mare Joshua Tree NP > … > Lost Horse Wall > Lost Horse Wall - Rig…
Avg:  569
Benjamin:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
The Nutcracker Suite (aka N… Yosemite NP > … > C. El Cap Picni… > 5. Manure Pile Buttre…
Avg:  1,204
Benjamin:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
Pistol Pete San Bernardino… > … > Central Pinnacles > Doc Holliday Wall
Avg:  307
Benjamin:
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport