Galen started climbing on the moss covered boulders in the forests of the Cascades.  While studying at Oregon State University, he competed in the Northwest Collegiate Climbing Circuit and developed new problems in the boulder fields of the nearby Cascade Range.  Now as a route-setter at The Boulder Rock Club, Galen also assists in the operations side of Kinetik Climbing Products.


Favorite food: French Fries
Non climbing interests: listening to NPR 
Weird fact: Has bouldered on the Great Wall of China