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Brian Banta

Pacifica, CA
43 years old · Male

Member Since
May 3, 2012
Last Visit: 5 hours ago
40 Points
Point Rank: #10,539 Details

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Best Times to Meet: Weekends
Likes Trad
Leads Follows
Trad 5.6 5.9
Other Interests
Surfing, yoga, mountaineering, backpacking
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5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 327
Northwest Buttress
Trad, Alpine 14 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
 132
Holdless Horror
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 87
Boltway
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 149
Hermaphrodite Flake
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 6
Euphoria
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
Penny Lane
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Northwest Buttress Yosemite NP > … > s. Cathedral Range > Tenaya Peak
 327
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, Alpine 14 pitches
Holdless Horror Yosemite NP > … > k. Medlicott Area > Dozier Dome
 132
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 Trad 4 pitches
Boltway Yosemite NP > Tuolumne Meadows > e. Stately Pleasure Dome
 87
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Hermaphrodite Flake Yosemite NP > Tuolumne Meadows > e. Stately Pleasure Dome
 149
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Euphoria Yosemite NP > … > g. Pywiack Area > Penny Royal Arches
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad 4 pitches
Penny Lane Yosemite NP > … > g. Pywiack Area > Penny Royal Arches
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches

Ticks View All 37

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 251
Knapsack Crack
Apr 30, 2018 · Lead. Fun route with one or two moves that felt 5.5 and/or awkward.
Trad 3 pitches
Lake Tahoe > … > Hogsback > N Face
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 112
The Chief
Apr 18, 2018 · Lead. Lead with the exception of the move out of the pod, got psyched out. Should have gone for it. Fun!
Trad
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 72
False Lieback
Apr 18, 2018 · TR. Tried it on lead then psyched myself out, set up a TR and had fun.
Trad
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 138
B-2
Apr 18, 2018 · Lead. Was more awkward and harder than I expected.
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 486
Munginella
Feb 19, 2018 · Follow. Jeff lead this time, my head game was off, 2 pitches, followed corner up.
Trad 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Easy Snow
 10
ComesaƱa-Fonrouge
Jan 25, 2018 · Follow. With guide "Indio", desperate French-Free of the crux. 12hrs
Trad, Snow, Alpine 13 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Knapsack Crack Lake Tahoe > … > Hogsback > N Face
 251
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 3 pitches
Apr 30, 2018 · Lead. Fun route with one or two moves that felt 5.5 and/or awkward.
The Chief Joshua Tree NP > … > N Wonderland Ap… > Reggie Dome
 112
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Apr 18, 2018 · Lead. Lead with the exception of the move out of the pod, got psyched out. Should have gone for it. Fun!
False Lieback Joshua Tree NP > … > Cap Rock > Cap Rock - N Face
 72
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad
Apr 18, 2018 · TR. Tried it on lead then psyched myself out, set up a TR and had fun.
B-2 Joshua Tree NP > … > Trashcan Rock > Trashcan Rock - W Face
 138
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad
Apr 18, 2018 · Lead. Was more awkward and harder than I expected.
Munginella Yosemite NP > … > Five Open Books > First Tier
 486
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Feb 19, 2018 · Follow. Jeff lead this time, my head game was off, 2 pitches, followed corner up.
ComesaƱa-Fonrouge Argentina > Santa Cruz > Chalten Massif
 10
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Easy Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine 13 pitches
Jan 25, 2018 · Follow. With guide "Indio", desperate French-Free of the crux. 12hrs

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 6 4 2
Last Year 30 10 7
5 Years 133 36 24
All Time 134 37 25

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