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Bill Olszewski

Colorado Springs, CO
Male

Member Since
Mar 10, 2007
Last Visit: Nov 20, 2022
11,277 Points
Point Rank: #42 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
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
 1,128
Royal Arches (5.10- or 5.7 A0)
Trad, Aid 15 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 951
Crimson Chrysalis
Trad 9 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 711
Dream of Wild Turkeys
Trad 7 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 150
Black Dagger
Trad 6 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 844
Solar Slab
Trad 9 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 873
Johnny Vegas
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Royal Arches (5.10- or 5.7 A0) Yosemite NP > … > Royal Arches > Central Royal Arches
 1,128
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b A0 Trad, Aid 15 pitches
Crimson Chrysalis Southern Nevada > … > 11-Juniper Canyon > Cloud Tower
 951
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 9 pitches
Dream of Wild Turkeys Southern Nevada > … > 16-Black Velvet… > Black Velvet Wall
 711
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 7 pitches
Black Dagger Southern Nevada > … > 11-Juniper Canyon > Brownstone Wall
 150
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 6 pitches
Solar Slab Southern Nevada > … > 12-Oak Creek Ca… > Solar Slab - Upper Tier
 844
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 9 pitches
Johnny Vegas Southern Nevada > … > 12-Oak Creek Ca… > Solar Slab - Lower Tier
 873
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches

Ticks View All 944

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 5
Unknown 5.5
Sep 27, 2022 · Lead.
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 22
5.7 Crack
Sep 27, 2022 · Lead.
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 9
Jiayou 加油
Aug 24, 2022 · Lead. Led P2 - w/ Sara G and Alex F
Sport 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
The Principal of Friction
Aug 24, 2022 · Lead. Led P1 - w/ Sara G and Alex F
Sport 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 29
Middle Dihedral
Jul 19, 2022 · Lead / Onsight. Followed Nathan's lead of Middle Meanie, w/ Sara as well
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 113
Four Course Meal
Apr 21, 2022 · Lead / Onsight. P1 only - with Brian and Isaac
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Unknown 5.5 S Platte > … > Valley of The C… > Egg
 5
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Sport
Sep 27, 2022 · Lead.
5.7 Crack S Platte > … > Valley of The C… > Chicken Rock
 22
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Sep 27, 2022 · Lead.
Jiayou 加油 S Platte > … > Dines Cliff > 7. The Classroom
 9
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 2 pitches
Aug 24, 2022 · Lead. Led P2 - w/ Sara G and Alex F
The Principal of Friction S Platte > … > Dines Cliff > 7. The Classroom
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 2 pitches
Aug 24, 2022 · Lead. Led P1 - w/ Sara G and Alex F
Middle Dihedral S Platte > Elevenmile Canyon > Arch Rock
 29
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Jul 19, 2022 · Lead / Onsight. Followed Nathan's lead of Middle Meanie, w/ Sara as well
Four Course Meal Southern Arizona > … > W Stronghold > Window Dome
 113
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Apr 21, 2022 · Lead / Onsight. P1 only - with Brian and Isaac

Tick Breakdown
Trad Sport Boulder Ice

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 0 0 0
Last Year 15 8 6
5 Years 79 61 31
All Time 1,358 944 438

Where Bill Climbs

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