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Brian Banta

Pacifica, CA
46 years old · Male

Member Since
May 3, 2012
Last Visit: 3 days ago
50 Points
Point Rank: #11,991 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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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 21
The 5.6 Crack
Oct 19, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. Felt harder than 5.6, thin and not great pro at the bottom. Top eats bigger cams. Spicy!
Trad, TR
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 19
Sandy Lunchables
Oct 1, 2020 · Lead. Most of this is 5.3ish, with a awkward move 5.6? 2nd pitch mostly 4th
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 1
The Golden Egg
Oct 1, 2020 · TR. Would be fun to lead but short, easier than 5.6
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 50
Phantom Staircase Left
Oct 1, 2020 · TR. "Holds" seem to appear just when you need them.
TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 143
Scheister
Nov 4, 2019 · Follow. Great route, double rack plus at least #4 for the chimney. lieback looks scarier than it is.
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 361
Church Bowl Lieback
Oct 15, 2019 · TR. Did this twice on toprope. Super fun.
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The 5.6 Crack Lake Tahoe > … > Grouse Slab > E Face
 21
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Oct 19, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. Felt harder than 5.6, thin and not great pro at the bottom. Top eats bigger cams. Spicy!
Sandy Lunchables Lake Tahoe > … > School Rock > 1. Main - Left
 19
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
Oct 1, 2020 · Lead. Most of this is 5.3ish, with a awkward move 5.6? 2nd pitch mostly 4th
The Golden Egg Lake Tahoe > … > Donner Summit > Green Phantom Rock
 1
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Oct 1, 2020 · TR. Would be fun to lead but short, easier than 5.6
Phantom Staircase Left Lake Tahoe > … > Donner Summit > Green Phantom Rock
 50
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Oct 1, 2020 · TR. "Holds" seem to appear just when you need them.
Scheister Lake Tahoe > … > Sugarloaf > E Face
 143
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Nov 4, 2019 · Follow. Great route, double rack plus at least #4 for the chimney. lieback looks scarier than it is.
Church Bowl Lieback Yosemite NP > … > Valley N Side > G. Church Bowl
 361
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Oct 15, 2019 · TR. Did this twice on toprope. Super fun.

Tick Breakdown
Trad Sport Boulder Ice

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 5 4 2
Last Year 5 4 2
5 Years 131 44 27
All Time 156 51 32

Where Brian Climbs

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