It’s a regular occurrence at Picky HQ for someone to blurt out a “WHOA, HOLY ____!” at their desk, and there’s a high likelihood it’s something to do with Ben. He’s the type of dude you can count on to tackle the craziest thing you can dream up, and then make it even more extreme. Prime example: “That sounds sketchy, dude” Ben: “Ha, dude it’ll be sick!” (from Kayaking a Drainage Ditch) Long story short, he’s racking up #lifepoints left and right.
Do you believe in astrology?
Astrology is neat but there is a little too much BS to wade through for me to pay too much attention to it! Oh did you just want a Y or a N? haha then sure why not.
Reading (and listening to) 6 books so far this year.
What mantra keeps you going when the going gets tough:
I just try and remember to focus on breathing.
Favorite Place in the US:
White Salmon WA
What'd you want to be when you grew up?
Nutty cereal, or a wicked salad with fresh fish.
August 25th 1086 (Ben is a vampire)
Locked In (Marr & Stookes first ascent of the Beriman)
2016 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Finalist