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Ben Liken, Mountain Guide, RMI Expeditions

Ben is looking forward to another successful year with RMI after spending the winter living in Seattle and skiing in the Cascades. He was raised in Northeastern Pennsylvania where he attended school at Bloomsburg University and worked as an Outdoor Instructor. Post-college and after a short stint working as a geologist on a gas drilling rig, he moved on to pursue a passion for climbing and guiding. When not in the mountains, Ben enjoys traveling, science, and playing outside.

  • 40+ summits of Mount Rainier, WA (14,410’) via 4 routes
  • Mount McKinley, AK
  • Aconcagua, Argentina
  • Mexico Volcanoes
  • 3 expeditions to the Ecuador Volcanoes
  • Other Cascadian Peaks include, Mount Shuksan, Mount Stuart, Forbidden Peak, Mount Hood, and Mount Adams
  • Rock and Ice climbs throughout North and South America
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • AIARE Level II
  • Leave No Trace Trainer
  • AMGA Rock Instructor Course

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