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Jul 6, 2011
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This is a climber furnished 2 + 2 ground floor apt in a four-plex, close to the climbing gym, Red Rocks and Mt. Charleston. This location is called the "Baby Ghetto", but persistent sweeps by L.V. Metro has cleaned the neighborhood up a lot. It's just friendly working class folks now. In fact it is the friendliest neighborhood I have lived in Las Vegas. Good freeway access for trips to Red Rocks, Mt. Charleston, even Utah.

2012, the 2 bedroom 2 bath unit I live in had a kitchen fire from the previous tenant. The landlord took the insurance money to undertake a complete renovation, but was required to bring the entire apartment up to current code. So new wiring, new carpet, European style cabinets, paint, new doors, new appliances, new A/C unit, new washer/dryer in apt, fireplace, approx. 975 Sq. Ft. the monthly rent is $600 and I average monthly utilities at about $165.00

The monthly cost for a roommate or couple would be $385

I work from my desktop trading options in the stock market. Usually trading mornings from 5:00 to 9:00 A.M. - sometimes till 1:00 P.M. Rest of the time I am climbing, hanging out or pursuing some other outdoor activity.

There is a fishing tackle table on one side and a workout corner in the living room: perfect pull-up, free weights, hang-board, small climbing wall. The second bedroom (about 10' x 10.5') has a queen size bed, wall to wall closet and a small work-desk in place. We divvy the common the space equally.

Internet is included without additional charge. No cable TV however.

Right now I am managing half the rent and utilities by hosting for Airbnb. I would prefer a more permanent room mate for 2016 at least. The apartment share is available beginning February 2016.

Far as habits: I'm quiet. My friends tell me to my face I am OK to hang out with...I eat a generally a healthy diet; not many fried foods. I've been actively climbing over 40 years. Not a compulsive cleaner, but I try to keep things clean....counters are clean and the place gets regular vacuuming. I sometimes have overnight guests/on the road climbing partners (I have a futon for them). The climbing gear and guidebooks reside in a dedicated wire shelf for easy access. I've been known to leave a pile of cams on the carpet. You can also. I can't remember the last time I partied.

I do have a cat. She's clean, quiet and friendly. The apartment building is located at Between Jones and Torrey Pines off Lake Mead Ave.

I am looking for preferably, a fellow rock-climber or a couple who is moderately quiet, neat and responsible to share 1/2 of rent and utilities. Absolutely No Smoking. No dogs: there just isn't room. A second cat might be OK if they get along. Aside from studying and trading I am planning several road trips next year.

Updated November 8th, 2015. Leave me a message here or email me through the site.

Rock Climbing Photo: Gear Storage
Gear Storage

Rock Climbing Photo: Kitchen
Thomas Beck
From Las Vegas, Nevada
Joined Feb 5, 2006
899 points
Feb 6, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: the man was smart
this thread is becoming creepy real quick.

who is missing from RR?
T Roper
Joined Mar 31, 2006
1,059 points
Feb 28, 2015
Rock Climbing Photo: Humboldt Bouldering
Nothing creepy here, Mike.

I don't know Thomas Personally buy he has a great rep here on MP and his place is suppose to be pretty sweet.

Josh Kornish
From Eugene, OR
Joined Sep 16, 2009
597 points
Nov 8, 2015
Rock Climbing Photo: beck on limestone
Post updated November 8th, 2015 Thomas Beck
From Las Vegas, Nevada
Joined Feb 5, 2006
899 points

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