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Kurt Johnson

Estes Park, CO

Member Since
Dec 18, 2001
Last Visit: Apr 26, 2017
2,660 Points
Point Rank: #268 Details

Favorite Climbs
Castleton Tower: North Chimney & Kor-Ingalls, Escape Artist, Dream Weaver, Bugaboo Spire, Devil's Tower, Y Couloir, the Yellow Spur, anything on Lumpy or the Park
Other Interests
Hiking (yes, hiking), Backpacking, Biking, Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding, Cross-country Skiing, Photography, Birding, Guitar
Personal / Fav Site
More Info
I've been living in Estes Park on and off since 1994, where at Lumpy Ridge I learned to place gear and lead my first trad route. My favorite climbs are multi-pitch trad routes, especially alpine, but I'm also partial to ice and snow. I've got a soft spot in my heart for obscure lines and first ascents as well. Mostly I just love to climb. To be up high in wild and beautiful places is what I live for.


Ticks View All 14

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 7
Northwest Gully
Aug 29, 2015
Trad, Alpine
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 185
Northeast Ridge
Aug 3, 2014
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
WI3-4
 45
Black Lake - West Gully
Jan 19, 2014 · 5 pitches.
Trad, Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
WI4- R
 93
All Mixed Up
Nov 30, 2013 · Fat with a capital F!
Trad, Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 216
North Ridge
Sep 7, 2013 · Route finding difficult on last 2 pitches. We felt like we were on 5.8 terrain.
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 90
Chips and Salsa
Nov 24, 2012 · No shame in 5.3!
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Northwest Gully Alpine Rock > … > Long's Peak > N Face/Ridge
 7
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad, Alpine
Aug 29, 2015
Northeast Ridge Alpine Rock > RMNP - Rock > Sharkstooth
 185
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Aug 3, 2014
Black Lake - West Gully CO Ice & Mixed > … > Glacier Gorge > Glacier Creek Drainag…
 45
WI3-4 Trad, Ice, Alpine 3 pitches
Jan 19, 2014 · 5 pitches.
All Mixed Up CO Ice & Mixed > … > Glacier Gorge > Thatchtop Mt (SE aspect)
 93
WI4- R Trad, Ice, Alpine 4 pitches
Nov 30, 2013 · Fat with a capital F!
North Ridge Alpine Rock > … > Glacier Gorge > Spearhead
 216
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Sep 7, 2013 · Route finding difficult on last 2 pitches. We felt like we were on 5.8 terrain.
Chips and Salsa Southern Nevada > … > 03-First Pullou… > Tuna and Chips Wall
 90
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad 2 pitches
Nov 24, 2012 · No shame in 5.3!

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 0 0 0
Last Year 0 0 0
5 Years 22 5 5
All Time 41 14 12

Where Kurt Climbs