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Nathaniel Chu

Berkeley, CA
31 years old · Male

Member Since
May 9, 2016
Last Visit: 2 days ago
1,271 Points
Point Rank: #923 Details

Nathaniel is in the Partner Finder
Best Times to Meet: Weekends
Likes Trad, Sport
Leads Follows
Trad 5.12a 5.12b
Sport 5.12d 5.12d
Aid C0 C1
Ice WI4 WI5
Boulders V5
Favorite Climbs
Matthes Crest Traverse, Vestpillaren, Quarter of a Man, Bonnie's Roof Direct
Other Interests
Science, sustainability, economics, simple foods
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I have two primary goals in climbing: (1) to explore spectacular features in spectacular settings and (2) to challenge and learn about myself. With this in mind, I get stoked on alpine or multipitch trad as well as trying hard on single pitch trad/sport. I love efficiency and productive teamwork. I enjoy early mornings, long days, and fitting in as much climbing/beauty-basking as possible. I value self-care, communication, and optimism in my partners and try to embody the same.


5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 304
East Crack
Jun 6, 2021 · Lead / Onsight.
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 158
Preparation H
Jun 6, 2021 · Lead / Onsight. Fun! Surprise jugs
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 558
Haystack
Jun 6, 2021 · 3 pitches. Lead / Onsight. Did prep h start. Airy!
Trad 4 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 55
God of Thunder (.10c Variation)
Jun 5, 2021 · TR. Did the finger crack start. Was fun and doable. The right top out didn’t seem to go
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 55
God of Thunder (.10c Variation)
Jun 5, 2021 · Lead / Onsight.
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 55
God of Thunder (5.9 corner varia…
Jun 5, 2021 · Lead / Onsight.
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
East Crack Lake Tahoe > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 304
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Jun 6, 2021 · Lead / Onsight.
Preparation H Lake Tahoe > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 158
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Jun 6, 2021 · Lead / Onsight. Fun! Surprise jugs
Haystack Lake Tahoe > … > Main Formation > E Wall
 558
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Jun 6, 2021 · 3 pitches. Lead / Onsight. Did prep h start. Airy!
God of Thunder (.10c Variat… Lake Tahoe > … > Lover's Leap > Dear John Buttress
 55
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Jun 5, 2021 · TR. Did the finger crack start. Was fun and doable. The right top out didn’t seem to go
God of Thunder (.10c Variat… Lake Tahoe > … > Lover's Leap > Dear John Buttress
 55
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Jun 5, 2021 · Lead / Onsight.
God of Thunder (5.9 corner… Lake Tahoe > … > Lover's Leap > Dear John Buttress
 55
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Jun 5, 2021 · Lead / Onsight.

Tick Breakdown
Trad Sport Boulder Ice

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 59 32 7
Last Year 83 55 11
5 Years 2,288 1,495 316
All Time 2,328 1,522 326

Where Nathaniel Climbs

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