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Brandon Gottung

Moab, UT
33 years old · Male

Member Since
Dec 23, 2010
Last Visit: 1 day ago
1,471 Points
Point Rank: #537 Details

Brandon is in the Partner Finder
Best Times to Meet: when we plan for it
Likes Trad, Sport
Leads Follows
Trad 5.11a 5.11d
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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Comments View All 42

Mar 20, 2018
While I thought we had climbed this today, looking at the photo here, I think we climbed a completely indep… View Comment
Mar 6, 2018
Great route with enough variety to demand a well-rounded skill set. P1 is good and dead vertical but a litt… View Comment
Mar 6, 2018
Fun route. We straightened out the line by climbing pitch three on the right of the arete. It was good, cle… View Comment
Feb 19, 2018
Climbed the first two pitches today in 30 MPH winds and we had a blast. Pitch one is an amazing pitch of hi… View Comment
Sep 20, 2017
Excellent! I found every pitch to offer wonderful climbing up (licheny) spectacular stone. The cruxes were… View Comment
May 10, 2017
I don't think these are the same routes. There is a wide hand crack through changing corners just left… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 147

Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Why aren't more climbers using rabbit runners for…
Apr 19, 2018 I like carrying 1-2 shoulder length rabbit runners, especially when alpine style climbing with a pack. They are convenient to unclip from over or underneath a backpack providin… View Message
Reply: SOLD or RELISTED - No More BUMP System
Mar 25, 2018 I'll definitely buy the micro wallnuts and possibly offsets. View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Offwidth/chimney harness recommendations...
Mar 1, 2018 I climb a quite a bit in Zion and all too often that involves squirming through wide cracks which destroys everything. Having heard how great Misty harnesses are, I bought a Ca… View Message
Partners > Arizona & New Mexico Partners
Looking for partners in southern/central NM and soAZ
Jan 9, 2018 I just relocated to Las Cruces and look forward to exploring the diversity of rock in the region. I'll mostly be working 8 days on followed by 6 days off, so traveling up to 6… View Message
General > Trad Climbing
Reply: Moonlight Buttress Aid and Free climbing
Dec 14, 2017 Another variable that deserves mention: aid parties are much more likely to climb Moonlight when it's wet. I'm rarely in the canyon after significant rain, but I've seen haul b… View Message
Gear > Lost and Found
Found: TC Pros under Optimator at Indian Creek on 11/25
Dec 6, 2017 I'd be happy to return them. Looks like they need a resole. Size 43.5. View Message

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