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Benj84

34 years old · Male

Member Since
Jul 18, 2014
Last Visit: 4 days ago
425 Points
Point Rank: #2,061 Details

Likes Trad, Sport
Other Interests
cooking, reading, writting, traveling, not working.
More Info
Recently moved up to portland after spending the last 6 years in france. I've been spending my time enjoying all the local climbs and doing other portlandly things (my handlebar mustache has not quiet grown in yet). Other than that I am just about reading, some writing, riding and working on bicycles, and working more than I'm comfortable with.


Comments View All 21

Aug 18, 2017
This route was both the brain-child of, and result of a lot of work from Joseph Healy View Comment
May 30, 2017
I gave this a 10+ on the basis of a comparison to Felschlupher, I find it to be pretty similar in difficult… View Comment
May 30, 2017
You only get the cookie for going straight through the slab if you're under 6 feet tall View Comment
May 30, 2017
this would be 4 star if not for all the loose rock between the roof section and the headwall, tread lightly… View Comment
May 23, 2017
Took the right hand sport start, didn't feel any harder than then finish. View Comment
Apr 10, 2017
If you stick with going straight up the middle this is a really thin fun little face climb. I had a seriou… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 89

General > Trad Climbing
Reply: Post Awesome Trad Movies Here
Dec 17, 2017 View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Wild Country Revo now available for preorder
Aug 16, 2017 Anyone else notice that in the prototype videos the revo was always referred to pretty audaciously as a 'auto-blocking belay device' and in this most recent WMR video it is ref… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
C4 .3-4 local pdx
Jul 19, 2017 I have a set of pretty new aesthetically imperfect but functionally irreproachable c4s the .3-.5 and 4 are basically new, the .75-3 have visible use but are still in outstandin… View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Earth Angel in July ?!
Jul 4, 2017 Hey folks,My gal and I will be in az next weekend and where wondering if we could get up earth angel without being thoroughly cooked if we got at it in good alpine fashion, are… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Has anyone used this website to purchase gear?
Jun 23, 2017 first off, "Do NOT fall in the trap!! Be Careful and avoid these people as the Black Death. They stated they have two Columbia jackets in store. After paying, their first email… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Jorg Verhoeven whip
Jun 8, 2017 Glad he was OK, glad he shared this cautionary tale,Always good to have further reminders to watch the rope and wear the brain bucket View Message