Personal: Lives in Golden, Colorado, Male
Favorite Climbs: Top Ten: Beckey-Chouinard, Bugaboos; Working Man, Shelf; NA Wall, Yosemite; Pillar of Society, Lovers Leap; Hung Over, Owens; Sunset Boulevard, Eldo; Mrs Hen, Table; Wittich Crack, Grand Teton; 80 Feet of Meat, Rifle; Skiing Mt Baker.
Other Interests: Skiing, Skateboarding, Backpacking
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, Gym climbs
|Trad: ||Leads 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a ||Follows 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a|
|Sport: ||Leads 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a ||Follows 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a|
|Ice: ||Leads WI5 ||Follows WI6|
|Mixed: ||Leads M5 ||Follows M7|
First climb with Ann Fuller on a Sierra Club "juniors" Yosemite backpack out of Toulumne, 1970.
First 5.11: C'est la Vie, Eldo, 1975.
First Grade VI, The Nose,1975. Free'd stovelegs and pancake flake(we only placed one tied off pin, 20 feet above camp five, before friends and tiny brass nuts were available).
First Bolt: On a three pitch direct start to Keeler Needle's Harding route, 1976 (not in any guidebooks).
First Solo of an Alpine Grade V in Canada: West Buttress of South Howser,June of 1977.
First Rap Bolt: X-Rock, Durango, 1977.
First Sport Route: Durangatan, 5.10d, 1980.
Photo Albums by K Trout
|North Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Oct 29, 2006 - Starts to feel 5.9 after clipping the first bolt, but eases off quickly to steep jugs. Bueno!
Isle of You 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dec 18, 2005 - Direct start woke me up after 11hr drive(.10 ?)we exited via J-land anchor. Zappa was more fun!