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ARCC Member Highlight

10 Oct 2017 4:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)




ARCC Monthly Member Highlight


Faye McConnell





Age: 24


City: Little Rock, Arkansas






1.   How long have you been climbing?

  • 11 years


2.   How did you get into climbing?

  • I first went climbing at the gym for a birthday party.


3.   Why do you climb?

  • I climb because I still like it. I guess I could go deeper with that answer, but I just like it and that sums it

     up pretty well.


4.   Do you have any strange pre-climbing rituals?

  • No, but I get the nervous pees sometimes.


5.   Proudest ascent?

  • The Prow at Paradise Forks


6.   What is your favorite place to climb in Arkansas? Out of state?

  • In AR, Sam's Throne. Out of state, Paradise Forks.


7.   What discipline of climbing do you prefer? Boulder/Sport/trad/solo?

  • Trad


8.   Why did you become a member of the ARCC?

  • I became a member because Judith spilled her psych on me, and I believe in the mission.


9.   What is your favorite climbing style? Steep/vertical/slab/cracks?

  • Crack


10. What is your favorite climbing event?

  • Climbing trips


11. What is your favorite crag food?

  • Beer


12. Who is your climbing role model?


  • The kids who come climbing for their first time are my heroes. They're going through that experience

     that all of us go through at the best times- just being totally involved in having an adventure and 

     everything is new.




Bonus round!!

1.   Dog or cat?

  • Cat


2.   If you had to pick a famous person to climb with who would it be?

  • Cedar Wright


3.   What is a weird habit that you have?

  • I make my bed most mornings


4.   What is your favorite book?

  • Lord of the Rings


5.   What is something from your bucket list?

  • I want to make it through nursing school

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