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Bill Olszewski

Colorado Springs, CO
Male

Member Since
Mar 10, 2007
Last Visit: Mar 6, 2021
11,252 Points
Point Rank: #39 Details

Bill is in the Partner Finder
Best Times to Meet: weekdays, weekends
Likes Trad, Sport, Tr
Leads Follows
Trad 5.8 5.10a
Sport 5.10b 5.10d
Favorite Climbs
most of them
Other Interests
skydiving, 14ers
More Info
Returned to CO from a long stint in paradise (San Diego) but loving all the great climbing and other outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer.

"If your circle stays unbroken, then you're a lucky man 'cause it never, never, never has for me.
In the palace of the virgin lies the chalice of the soul and it's likely you might find the answer there."
- Ronnie James Dio "Invisible"

"With a nickel or a million I was searching all the time
for something that I never lost or left behind.
I've traded love for pennies, sold my soul for less, lost my ideals in that long tunnel of time.
I've turned inside out and around about and back and then, found myself right back where I started again."
- Jim Croce "Age"

"I never wanted to know, never wanted to see, I wasted my time 'til time wasted me,
I never wanted to go, always wanted to stay 'cause the person I am are the parts that I play.
So I ploy and I plan, and hope and I scheme to the lure of a night filled with unfinished dreams.
I'm holding on tight to a world gone astray as they charge me for years I can no longer pay."
- Savatage "When the Crowds are Gone"

"Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
and where there is sadness, joy.

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life."
- Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi

I thank the good Lord for the ability to climb, and this amazing, beautiful world we live in!


5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b A0
 979
Royal Arches
Trad, Aid 15 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 842
Crimson Chrysalis
Trad 9 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 622
Dream of Wild Turkeys
Trad 7 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 134
Black Dagger
Trad 6 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 742
Solar Slab
Trad 9 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 785
Johnny Vegas
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Royal Arches Yosemite NP > … > Royal Arches > Central Royal Arches
 979
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b A0 Trad, Aid 15 pitches
Crimson Chrysalis Southern Nevada > … > 11-Juniper Canyon > Cloud Tower
 842
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 9 pitches
Dream of Wild Turkeys Southern Nevada > … > 16-Black Velvet… > Black Velvet Wall
 622
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 7 pitches
Black Dagger Southern Nevada > … > 11-Juniper Canyon > Brownstone Wall
 134
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 6 pitches
Solar Slab Southern Nevada > … > 12-Oak Creek Ca… > Solar Slab - Upper Tier
 742
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 9 pitches
Johnny Vegas Southern Nevada > … > 12-Oak Creek Ca… > Solar Slab - Lower Tier
 785
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches

Ticks View All 932

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 3
Centennial Man
Jan 20, 2021 · Lead.
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Going Postal
Jan 20, 2021 · Lead / Onsight.
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Rock Gods
Jan 20, 2021 · Lead / Onsight.
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 3
Mountain Angel
Jan 20, 2021 · Lead.
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 14
Sunkist
Sep 24, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint.
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 16
Lichen Cleavage
Sep 24, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint.
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Centennial Man Colorado Springs > Red Rock Canyon… > Swanger Slab
 3
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Jan 20, 2021 · Lead.
Going Postal Colorado Springs > Red Rock Canyon… > Swanger Slab
 4
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Jan 20, 2021 · Lead / Onsight.
Rock Gods Colorado Springs > Red Rock Canyon… > Swanger Slab
 4
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Jan 20, 2021 · Lead / Onsight.
Mountain Angel Colorado Springs > Red Rock Canyon… > Swanger Slab
 3
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Jan 20, 2021 · Lead.
Sunkist S Platte > Elevenmile Canyon > Springer Gulch Wall
 14
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Sep 24, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint.
Lichen Cleavage S Platte > Elevenmile Canyon > Springer Gulch Wall
 16
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Sep 24, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint.

Tick Breakdown
Trad Sport Boulder Ice

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 0 0 0
Last Year 10 10 3
5 Years 92 71 32
All Time 1,338 932 428

Where Bill Climbs

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