• KIM HAVELL,
    MOUNTAIN & SKI GUIDE

    Though she started her career as an alpine ski coach in the Telluride, CO valley, she gradually transitioned into climbing and ski mountaineering and moved further north to pursue new mountains and opportunities in Wyoming.

JACKSON HOLE MOUNTAIN RESORT ALPINE GUIDES

Winter guide 2014-present

EXUM MOUNTAIN GUIDES

Winter guide 2014-present

ICE AXE EXPEDITIONS

  • 2 trips Svalbard, Norway
  • 2 trips Antarctica
  • 2 trips Morocco
  • 1 trip Sissimuit, Greenland

ELEVATE WOMEN’S CAMP

Experience Jackson Hole shoulder to shoulder with Jess McMillan, Kim Havell and Crystal Wright, three of the best female big mountain skiers in the world.

GUIDING EXPERIENCE

JACKSON HOLE MOUNTAIN GUIDES

  • 1st female to ski guide the Grand Teton with Brian Warren and guest, Greg Paul in June 2014

TELLURIDE SKI RESORT

  • Backcountry Ski Guide / Ambassador / Athlete 1998-2011

JACKSON HOLE MOUNTAIN RESORT

  • Athlete / Ambassador 2012-2016

BABES IN THE BACKCOUNTRY & SAN JUAN OUTDOOR SCHOOL

  • Ski Guide / Instructor for Steep Skiing Camps & Avalanche Level 1

CLIMBING AND RIVER EXPEDITIONS | RACES

  • El Capitan- East Buttress (swapped leads)
  • Half Dome- Snake Dike Route (all leads)
  • Wind RR: Pingora to Overhanging Tower (1/2 cirque traverse) car-to-car
  • Desert Towers- Castleton, Sister Superior, Bridger Jacks, Ancient Art, North Six Shooter
  • The Grand Traverse- Teton range WY (Teewinot, Mt Owen, Grand Teton, Middle Teton, South Teton, Cloudveil Dome, Ice Cream Cone, Gilkey Tower, Spalding Peak, Nez Perce) – 2011
  • The Grand Teton, WY- 7 summits (4 ski, 4 climb)
  • Tetons- Petzoldt Ridge, Exum Ridge, & North Face- Grand Teton, The Snaz, & more
  • Mt Wilson-El Diente Traverse- 7 traverses
  • Mt Wilson-El Diente- Wilson Peak traverse in a day
  • Dallas Peak- guided a friend client
  • Coxcomb Pk, Teakettle Pk, Potosi Pk
  • Maroon Bells Traverse
  • Cathedral Peak- (freesolo)
  • Matthias Crest- (freesolo, rope lead for ridge gain/rappel)
  • Mt Conness- West Ridge (freesolo)
  • Incredible Hulk- Red Dihedral
  • San Sophia Ridge traverse to base of Mt Emma- 1st female
  • Lizard Head Peak, Dallas Peak, Pilot’s Knob (freesolo), North Lookout Peak, Coxcomb Peak etc.
  • Vestal (Wham Ridge) to Three Trinities traverse & Arrow Peak
  • La Junta, No Name, Ballard, Wasatch traverse – 7 traverses
  • Golden Horn, Vermillion, Fuller, Beattie, No Name- 6 traverses
  • 7 Summits Ridge traverse, Telluride, CO – (solo)
  • West Slabs, Mt Olympus- (freesolo)
  • Matterhorn to Wetterhorn ridge traverse
  • The Presidential Traverse, NH
  • Superior Ridge climb, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah – 3 climbs
  • 13ers and 14ers across Colorado- Sangres, Elks, San Juans, Weimunche, & more.
  • Imogene Pass Run, Telluride, CO (17 miles) – 2004, 2007, 2008
  • Sneffels Highline Run, Telluride, CO (17 miles) – 2005
  • Denver Marathon – 2008
  • Grand Canyon River Trips (2)
  • Head of the Charles (2)

CERTIFICATIONS

  • OEC- Outdoor Emergency Care Technician
  • Rigging for Rescue- 2009 Technical Rope Rescue
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Rigging for Rescue- 2010 Instructor Rope Rescue
  • Rescue 3 International- High to Low Angle Rescue
  • Avalanche Certification Levels I & II & III
  • Swiftwater Level I
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Incident Command Training
  • AMGA Ski Guide Course