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Ben Rifkind

34 years old · Male

Member Since
Sep 10, 2017
Last Visit: Jan 8, 2019
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Ben is in the Partner Finder
Best Times to Meet: Morning, Evening
Likes Trad, Sport, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.8 5.8
Sport 5.10d 5.11a
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 220
O'Kelley's Crack
Dec 31, 2018 · 3 pitches. Lead / Fell/Hung. Left cup ✋ right sidepull to start. Rightmost crack to get on first ledge. Still another crux up top to get into the offwidth. I laybacked into it. Need to send!
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 343
Exorcist
Dec 28, 2018 · Lead / Onsight. I got a lot of thin hands. Didn't feel too hard. I was still scared obviously.
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 11
Death of a Decade
Dec 28, 2018 · Follow. Did not enjoy. Poor pro (I didn't place obv). Not many good moves
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 17
Fool's Cold (aka Shoeless Joe Ja…
Dec 28, 2018 · Lead / Onsight. Almost missed the crux move. Wish 10b slab was automatic for me. I think trusted high foot and went for it. At least I went for it. So run out at top.
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 143
Room To Shroom
Dec 28, 2018 · 2 pitches. Lead / Onsight. Nice climb. Widens at the top and my fist jamming technique needs improvement. Run-out traverse and I misclipped my last piece
Trad
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 941
Sail Away
Dec 27, 2018 · Lead / Onsight. Wind and low temp made it harder. Good climb.
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
O'Kelley's Crack Joshua Tree NP > Echo Rock Area > Rusty Wall
 220
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Dec 31, 2018 · 3 pitches. Lead / Fell/Hung. Left cup ✋ right sidepull to start. Rightmost crack to get on first ledge. Still another crux up top to get into the offwidth. I laybacked into it. Need to send!
Exorcist Joshua Tree NP > … > Hall of Horrors > E Wall Inner (Exorcis…
 343
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Dec 28, 2018 · Lead / Onsight. I got a lot of thin hands. Didn't feel too hard. I was still scared obviously.
Death of a Decade Joshua Tree NP > … > Hunk Rock > Hunk Rock - E Face
 11
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Dec 28, 2018 · Follow. Did not enjoy. Poor pro (I didn't place obv). Not many good moves
Fool's Cold (aka Shoeless J… Joshua Tree NP > Barker Dam Area > Room To Shroom Area
 17
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Dec 28, 2018 · Lead / Onsight. Almost missed the crux move. Wish 10b slab was automatic for me. I think trusted high foot and went for it. At least I went for it. So run out at top.
Room To Shroom Joshua Tree NP > Barker Dam Area > Room To Shroom Area
 143
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Dec 28, 2018 · 2 pitches. Lead / Onsight. Nice climb. Widens at the top and my fist jamming technique needs improvement. Run-out traverse and I misclipped my last piece
Sail Away Joshua Tree NP > Real Hidden Valley > Hidden Tower
 941
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad
Dec 27, 2018 · Lead / Onsight. Wind and low temp made it harder. Good climb.

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 25 10 5
Last Year 79 31 13
5 Years 79 31 13
All Time 79 31 13

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