Mountain Project Logo

Doug Chism

Arlington VA

Member Since
Jul 11, 2017
Last Visit: 2 hours ago
5 Points
Point Rank: #31,632 Details

Other Interests
Hiking, soccer, biking, kayaking,
Member of
More Info


Comments View All 4

Apr 8, 2019
There are a bunch more routes in the Rakkup guide, and some of the labelled trad routes are now bolted. View Comment
Apr 8, 2019
Roof has great jugs, but after you pull it you get slopers! View Comment
Apr 8, 2019
My first outdoor lead. Great hands and feet all the way, but fun due to exposure and steep sections. Honest… View Comment
Nov 24, 2018
I was here on Black Friday with my wife. We threw a rope down a couple of the listed routes, but there are… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 237

General > General Climbing
Reply: should get a 60M line or 70M.
Jun 17, 2019 I have 2, 70s. There are a few times Ive been glad they are 70s, but many more times I wish I had less rope to flake, wrap, carry,  ect. If almost of the routes near you c… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Great Online Deals of 2019
Jun 17, 2019 New style Testerossa's for 126$ shipped.https://shop.epictv.com/en/climbing-shoes/la-sportiva/testarossa-2015?sku=20U30099941 View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Sterling hollow block
Jun 14, 2019 Yeah scratch my last post, I only have 9.8mm ropes so 2 isn't going to work as well on thinner. View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Sterling hollow block
Jun 14, 2019 I agree with this, and don't use 3 or you will be fighting it all the way down. View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Megajul / Alpine Smart as a soft-catch device for…
Jun 12, 2019 A friend of mine uses the smart and it seems like a foot or two of slack goes though it before it locks, causing bigger falls. View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Best sun hoodies?
Jun 11, 2019 I have a few of these as I am getting ready for a trip. Ive had multiple occurrences of skin cancer so they are pretty important to me. My favorite is the Arc'teryx Phasic beca… View Message

Route Scores View All 4

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 31
Superman
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 267
Ecstasy
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 162
The Burn
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 25
Welcome to Reed's Creek
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Superman Reeds Creek
Avg:  31
Doug:
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Ecstasy Seneca Rocks > S End
Avg:  267
Doug:
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
The Burn Seneca Rocks > S Peak - W Face
Avg:  162
Doug:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Welcome to Reed's Creek Reeds Creek
Avg:  25
Doug:
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport