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Brandon Gottung

Moab, UT
33 years old · Male

Member Since
Dec 23, 2010
Last Visit: 8 hours ago
1,472 Points
Point Rank: #556 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 46

Oct 2, 2018
Gary's description is great, but we were able to link P3&4 by extending the first two pitches as long as po… View Comment
Oct 2, 2018
I climbed this spring 2018. It is good, but the unfortunate mid-pitch ledge detracts from the quality. View Comment
Sep 27, 2018
This pitch is a great resource for the area as an easily accessible, difficult, pure crack. Pairs well with… View Comment
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

Forum Messages View All 151

Partners > Arizona & New Mexico Partners
Reply: Southern New Mexico partners
Sep 26, 2018 I would be happy for more partners in the Organs! View Message
Partners > Arizona & New Mexico Partners
Partners in southern and central NM and southern AZ
Sep 7, 2018 I'm currently based out of Las Cruces NM, with a generous schedule where I have 6 days off in a row every two weeks (Thursday-Tuesday). I'm looking for more partners for areas… View Message
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
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: SOLD or RELISTED - No More BUMP System
Mar 25, 2018 I'll definitely buy the micro wallnuts and possibly offsets. View Message