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Rich and Ben

Temecula, CA
50 years old · Male

Member Since
Nov 13, 2015
Last Visit: 16 hours ago
15 Points
Point Rank: #16,782 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 35

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 222
Gem
Apr 2, 2018 · TR.
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 230
Left Ski Track
Mar 31, 2018 · Lead.
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 276
Colorado Crack
Mar 25, 2018 · TR. With Alexis on belay
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 130
Swing Low
Feb 3, 2018 · Follow.
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 52
Water Moccasin
Dec 30, 2017 · Lead / Fell/Hung.
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 44
Flake and Bake
Dec 29, 2017 · TR.
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Gem Joshua Tree NP > Jumbo Rock Area > Conan's Corridor
 222
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Apr 2, 2018 · TR.
Left Ski Track Tahquitz & Suic… > … > (i) S Face > S Face - Left Side
 230
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Mar 31, 2018 · Lead.
Colorado Crack Joshua Tree NP > Jumbo Rock Area > Conan's Corridor
 276
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Mar 25, 2018 · TR. With Alexis on belay
Swing Low Joshua Tree NP > … > Echo Cove > Echo Cove - N Side
 130
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Feb 3, 2018 · Follow.
Water Moccasin Joshua Tree NP > … > Indian Cove Cam… > Indian Palisades Corr…
 52
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Dec 30, 2017 · Lead / Fell/Hung.
Flake and Bake Joshua Tree NP > … > Echo Cove > Echo Cove - S Face
 44
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Dec 29, 2017 · TR.

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 6 4 4
Last Year 32 21 18
5 Years 59 35 30
All Time 59 35 30

Where Rich Climbs