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Rich and Ben

Temecula, CA
52 years old · Male

Member Since
Nov 13, 2015
Last Visit: Oct 22, 2019
15 Points
Point Rank: #20,973 Details

Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.6 5.9
Sport 5.6 5.9
Boulders V4
Favorite Climbs
Fingertrip, DoubleDip
Other Interests
Books, God, Swimming, Wine
Member of
More Info
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. We were converted. Since then, we have gone a little beyond 5.2 at Taquitz, Joshua Tree, and Yosemite. Ben (born 2003) and I would love to head out with another father-son team who loves to climb.


Ticks View All 54

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 158
The Hernia
Sep 2, 2019 · Follow. Ben leads
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 486
Fingertrip
Aug 15, 2019 · Lead. W Jon
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 611
Touch and Go
May 24, 2019 · TR. Pablo belays
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 69
Buckets to Burbank
Apr 22, 2019 · TR. Ben gets the 5.10 variation
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 10
We'll Get Them Little Pricks (ak…
Apr 7, 2019 · Lead / Fell/Hung. Ken on belay
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 52
Final Act
Feb 16, 2019 · Follow. Followed Ben’s lead
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Hernia Tahquitz & Suic… > … > (l) Buttress of… > Buttress of Cracks -…
 158
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Sep 2, 2019 · Follow. Ben leads
Fingertrip Tahquitz & Suic… > … > (g) W Face > W Face - Right Side
 486
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Aug 15, 2019 · Lead. W Jon
Touch and Go Joshua Tree NP > Echo Rock Area > Touch & Go Face
 611
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
May 24, 2019 · TR. Pablo belays
Buckets to Burbank Joshua Tree NP > … > Hall of Horrors > W Wall Outer (Buckets…
 69
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad
Apr 22, 2019 · TR. Ben gets the 5.10 variation
We'll Get Them Little Prick… Joshua Tree NP > Jumbo Rock Area > Nuclear Reactor Rock
 10
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Apr 7, 2019 · Lead / Fell/Hung. Ken on belay
Final Act Joshua Tree NP > Lost Horse Area > Playhouse Rock
 52
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Feb 16, 2019 · Follow. Followed Ben’s lead

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 0 0 0
Last Year 11 8 7
5 Years 102 54 44
All Time 102 54 44

Where Rich Climbs

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