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Jim Olsen

@jimolsen
United States of America • Trad climber
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  • Ascents: 307
  • Photos: 2
  • Member since: 2004
  • Favorites: 6
  • Following: 4
  • Followers: 4

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5.11a
hardest
5.9
onsights
285
ascents
7.2miles
distance climbed

About me

I do sport, trad and toprope climbing with my climbing partner Fritz and occasionally other people. Almost all of my climbing has been in the Southwestern part of United States. I don't do snow and ice climbing anymore and I like to do my climbing where it's warm.

I like to find new routes in new places in Northern New Mexico, even if they are funky or obscure. I find desert climbs (those that I can do) to be fascinating.

I recently realized that I climb as much for the camaraderie and climbing with friends as managing to get to the top.

Notable ascents

By type Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Tick
280 5.11a Digital Dilemma 7 years ago
Clean
219 5.10d Super Slide 10 years ago
Lead
111 5.10b Forest 6 years ago
5.10b Thunder Toad 10 years ago
Onsight
62 5.10b Thunder Toad 10 years ago
Flash
7 5.10a Cakewalk Direct 3 years ago
Red point
21 5.10b Forest 6 years ago
Pink point
9 5.9 Heat Seeker (1st pitch) 4 years ago
Second
49 5.10d Super Slide 10 years ago
By style Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Trad
131 5.10b Lacto Mangulation 5 years ago
Sport
87 5.11a Digital Dilemma 7 years ago
Unknown
28 5.10d Super Slide 10 years ago
Top rope
24 5.10c Ow Now 6 years ago
Alpine
6 5.9 Brush Your Teeth 5 years ago
5.9 Emerald City 10 years ago
Boulder
1 5.8 Olsen's Extinct Boulder in the future
Aid
1 A0unnamed 9 years ago
By area Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Tres Piedras
40 5.11a Digital Dilemma 7 years ago
Los Alamos
33 5.10a Route 17 6 months ago
5.10a West Arete 3 years ago
5.10a Lower Kor's 3 years ago
Sandia Mountain
33 5.9 unknown 7 years ago
5.9 Emerald City 10 years ago
5.9 Lonesome Dove 13 years ago
El Rito
27 5.9 Bring Me a Bucket 6 years ago
5.9 Juniper Overhang 6 years ago
5.9 Weapons of Mass Construction 13 years ago
Diablo Canyon
17 5.10a Protein Supplement 9 years ago

Climber Performance Rating (CPR) Timelines

For help understanding the CPR timeline chart see the CPR timeline explained article.

Sport timeline (ascents)

Trad timeline (ascents)

Grade profile

5.11a 1
5.10d 1
5.10c 1
5.10b 4
5.10a 13
5.9 49
5.8 79
5.7 64
5.6 34
5.5 19
5.4 6
5.3 7
5.2
5.1
5.0
  Trad   Sport   Boulder   Other
5.11a 1
5.10d 1
5.10c 1
5.10b 4
5.10a 13
5.9 48
5.8 78
5.7 64
5.6 34
5.5 19
5.4 6
5.3 7
5.2
5.1
5.0
  Onsight   Flash   Red point   Pink point   Other

Grades: American Yosemite Decimal System

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