Member Spotlight: Nov 2017

Steven Anderson

Member since 2013

How did you start climbing? 

Steve: Started climbing trees when I was very young.

Why do you climb at Edgeworks? 

Steve: I started climbing at Edgeworks because it is the closest gym to my house in Bremerton. I keep coming back because of the quality of the staff, the routes, and the fitness classes.

Where is your favorite place to climb outside? 

Steve: Leavenworth and Washington Pass.

What do you do when you’re not climbing? 

Steve:  Volunteer with the Kitsap Branch of the Mountaineers – Basic and Intermediate Climbing Programs.

Which do you prefer: top rope, lead, or bouldering?

Steve: Multi-pitch leading outside traditional protection.

What are some interesting facts that you’d like to share with the Edgeworks community?

Steve: I moved to Alaska in the 2nd grade and consider that my home.

What’s your go-to route grade?

Steve: 5.10 Indoor Sport. 5.9 Outdoor Sport. 5.8 Outdoor Trad.