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Jun 8, 2012
11 June for the Big Guy. Best wishes to a great partner and inspiration.
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Mic Fairchild
From Boulder
Joined Jan 14, 2003
402 points
Jun 8, 2012
I wonder how many of the young cragsters of today can fully appreciate what the great Mr Layton Kor was doing back in the 60's.
Layton Kor was climbing a full zone above his contemporaries.
Today, climbers follow the written, established path.
Think about doing FA's in Eldo, RMNP or any other of a multitude of crags, desert towers or walls that Kor did, onsite, before Friends, Stoppers, Hexes, while wearing Kronhoffers.
Not to take anything away from todays hotshots, but compared to Kor, so many of todays top climbers pale in comparison.

Thanks Mic!

I still want a Planetary Defense shirt.
Tom Hanson
Joined Jan 1, 2001
1,124 points
Jun 8, 2012
happy birthday Mr. Kor -I hope that u have many more

hope i'm lucky to catch up with you for autograph someday... right on Mic :)~ best wishes
Joined Feb 1, 2006
618 points
Jun 9, 2012
Happy Birthday, Mr. Kor. And we'll hope that you have many more! crankenstein
Joined Dec 20, 2005
21 points
Jun 9, 2012
The Kor roof was neato, thanks and happy birthday! Bud Martin
From Bozeman, MT
Joined Apr 15, 2010
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