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Brandon Gottung

Moab, UT
33 years old · Male

Member Since
Dec 23, 2010
Last Visit: 2 days ago
1,472 Points
Point Rank: #551 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 43

May 1, 2018
Karl and I went back to the Pain Chamber climbing the Nightlight variation that avoids the brutal "May The… View Comment
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

Forum Messages View All 149

Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Tiny green metolius tcu?
Aug 3, 2018 I have one in perfect condition if you are looking to buy one. View Message
Partners > Colorado Partners
Eldo Tues the 10th, early morning
Jul 8, 2018 I'm looking for a partner for a handful for pitches in Eldo Tuesday morning. I'm thinking a handful for pitches on Bastille in the 5.8-5.10 range but I'm open to other ideas. I… View Message
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