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Mark Orsag

Omaha, NE
58 years old · Male

Member Since
May 2, 2013
Last Visit: 3 hours ago
865 Points
Point Rank: #1,274 Details

Mark is in the Partner Finder
Best Times to Meet: HCR spring and fall weekends, Mt Rushmore in June-August, Omaha at Approach Climbing Gym during the rest of the year.
Likes Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.7 5.10c
Sport 5.11a 5.11b
Favorite Climbs
West of the Sun 5.11-, All Tuckered Out/Tuck and Roll 5.10+, X Marks the Spot 5.10+, Dragon Reborn 5.10b, Moonstone 5.10a/b, God's Own Drunk 5.9, American Life 5.9, Left Wing of Smaug 5.8+, Shark's Breath 5.7,Second Hand Rose Arete 5.6
Other Interests
Fitness, yoga, chess,animals, raptors, history, travel
More Info
As an older climber, I definitely find myself more drawn to certain styles of climbing (slabs , vertical crimping, and aretes) than others (bouldery/dynamic, overhung, roofs, cracks, etc.).


Ticks View All 122

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 52
Free Roaming
Sep 8, 2020 · A bit odd for sure. Stem box to left is nice variation but for the rat poop.
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 1
Calling Jackson Pollock
Sep 6, 2020 · Really liked this climb. I also really like climbing slabs. People who don't might not enjoy as much
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 90
I Can Hear You Now!
Sep 6, 2020 · Another fun line with cool moves that get steeper.
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 15
Robocall
Sep 6, 2020 · Fun memorable. Varied holds climbing a steepening pillar. Crux at chimney section.Quality line.
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1
Cherry on Top
Sep 5, 2020 · Follow. Very cool. That this plumb little line is at over 10,500 feet is just extra fun!
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 107
The Nose
Sep 5, 2020 · 7 pitches. Follow. Took it all the way to the summit with 5.8 variations... superb climbing. One tricky slick move
Trad 5 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Free Roaming Buena Vista > Transmitter Tower
 52
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Sep 8, 2020 · A bit odd for sure. Stem box to left is nice variation but for the rat poop.
Calling Jackson Pollock Buena Vista > Transmitter Tower
 1
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Sep 6, 2020 · Really liked this climb. I also really like climbing slabs. People who don't might not enjoy as much
I Can Hear You Now! Buena Vista > Transmitter Tower
 90
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Sep 6, 2020 · Another fun line with cool moves that get steeper.
Robocall Buena Vista > Transmitter Tower
 15
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Sep 6, 2020 · Fun memorable. Varied holds climbing a steepening pillar. Crux at chimney section.Quality line.
Cherry on Top Independence Pass > Monitor Rock > 5b. Summit Dome
 1
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Sep 5, 2020 · Follow. Very cool. That this plumb little line is at over 10,500 feet is just extra fun!
The Nose Independence Pass > Monitor Rock > 1. Butt Wall
 107
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 5 pitches
Sep 5, 2020 · 7 pitches. Follow. Took it all the way to the summit with 5.8 variations... superb climbing. One tricky slick move

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 14 8 4
Last Year 14 8 4
5 Years 117 108 48
All Time 131 122 54

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