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Member Since: Apr 29, 2013
Last Visit: 8 hours ago
Contact Ben Parsons

Point Rank: # 2,846
Total Points: 215
Last Year: 9
Last 30 Days: 0
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

Where has Ben Parsons been climbing?

Favorite Climbs: Once Upon A Time, Iron Man Traverse
Other Interests: none specified
Personal/Favorite web site:
Likes to climb: Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Sport:  Leads 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Follows 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Boulders:   V8 7B  
More information:

Photo Albums by Ben Parsons    
Out There
Initial Friction V1 5
  Nov 9 - Nighttime, one pad, new shoes. Memorable!
Southwest Arete 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
  Oct 5 - So good I did it twice more after my first go. Mental crux was downclimbing the slab.
Auto Magic 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
  Sep 28 - 2nd go, 2nd time ever attempting 5.12 on a rope. Psyched!
Tree Route 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
  Sep 8 - Pitch 2 is amazing for the grade. Led all pitches w/ Chris.
Recent Site Contributions View all 260 Contributions
Advanced Rockcraft Arete 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0 4 X
Infestation V4 6B
John Muir Route (The Mountaineer's Route) 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b PG13
Goldfish Trombone V14 8B+
Swordfish Trombone V11-12 8A+
Slap Happy, Happy Boulders. A perfect day in the Tablelands.  Morning warm-up on Grandpa.  Infestation goes straight out of the cave, avoiding all holds on the left and right sides until the jug at the lip.  Sam Edwards on the FA. Want to say this was 2002.  BHops on the opening moves. 
Sock Hop V5-6 6C+
Buttermilk Stem SDS V4- 6B
Goldfish Trombone V14 8B+
Quiet Soul V2 5+
Robinson's Rubber Tester V0 4
Auto Magic 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  Suggests: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Free For All 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Sofa King Great 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Hannaramic 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13  Suggests: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Igor Unchained 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Suggests: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

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