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Brandon Gottung

currently Las Cruces, NM
34 years old · Male

Member Since
Dec 23, 2010
Last Visit: 4 hours ago
1,497 Points
Point Rank: #560 Details

Brandon is in the Partner Finder
Best Times to Meet: when we plan for it
Likes Trad, Sport
Leads Follows
Trad 5.11b 5.12b
Sport 5.11c 5.11c
Favorite Climbs
Astrolizard (Kolob Canyon), Direct Beckey (Elephant's Perch), Original Route (Rainbow Wall), East Ridge (Wolf's Head), North Face (Castleton tower)
Other Interests
International travel, packrafting, trail running, skiing. Plants, birds, rocks and fungus. Good food and drink. Russian.
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 41
The Awakening
Trad, Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 50
Harvest
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 1
Sultans of Swing (aka Motes' Roof)
Trad
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 15
Boyer's Chute
Trad 5 pitches
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 1
North Face / East Ridge
Trad 12 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 2
West Ridge
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Awakening S Idaho > … > King on the Throne > King on the Throne -…
 41
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Harvest S Idaho > … > Window Rock > Window Rock - West
 50
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Sultans of Swing (aka Motes… Las Cruces Area… > … > Rabbit Ears Area > Northern Exposure Wall
 1
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Boyer's Chute Las Cruces Area… > … > Rabbit Ears Area > N Rabbit Ear
 15
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 5 pitches
North Face / East Ridge Las Cruces Area… > … > Needle & Square… > Minerva's Temple
 1
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad 12 pitches
West Ridge Las Cruces Area… > … > Needle & Square… > Minerva's Temple
 2
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches

Ticks View All 309

5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
King Slut
Nov 10, 2018 · To the top. Hit with rockfall on the rappel, broke my thumb.
Trad 5 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 26
Tooth Fairy
Oct 26, 2018
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 2
West Face of Lesser Spire
Sep 28, 2018 · Hardest 5.9 I've ever climbed. Great adventure!
Trad 5 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Dire Straits
Sep 27, 2018 · Hot. Felt pretty damn stout.
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 2
Jokers Wild
Sep 15, 2018
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 37
Stretch Marks
Sep 1, 2018
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
King Slut Las Cruces Area… > … > Rabbit Ears Area > Pyramid of S Rabbit Ear
 3
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 5 pitches
Nov 10, 2018 · To the top. Hit with rockfall on the rappel, broke my thumb.
Tooth Fairy Las Cruces Area… > … > High Horns > Tooth
 26
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Oct 26, 2018
West Face of Lesser Spire Las Cruces Area… > … > Rabbit Ears Area > Lesser Spire
 2
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Sep 28, 2018 · Hardest 5.9 I've ever climbed. Great adventure!
Dire Straits Las Cruces Area… > … > Rabbit Ears Area > Northern Exposure Wall
 3
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Sep 27, 2018 · Hot. Felt pretty damn stout.
Jokers Wild Las Cruces Area… > … > Card Deck > Ace's Face
 2
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Sep 15, 2018
Stretch Marks S Idaho > … > Breadloaves > Upper Breadloaves - West
 37
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Sep 1, 2018

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 15 4 4
Last Year 174 53 35
5 Years 852 217 158
All Time 1,069 309 210

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