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Expeditions | Travels


* No O2 on any high altitude climbs, No on-mountain Sherpa support


– 2005 North Island & Main Island, climb & ski of Yotei-san


– 2010 Central High Atlas Mtns- 6 summit descents, first descents


– 2012 Mt Kenya- Lenana Peak & Batian Peak


– 2011, 2013 Guiding for Ice Axe Expeditions, first ski descents

– Antarctic Peninsula, Shetland Islands, King George Island- skiing


– 2009 Gasherbrum II, 7,500m, skiing high point for women down to Camp III


– 2014 numerous 1st descents (10+) in the Sisimuit, West Greenland area (North & South)


– 2011 ski descents of the French Direct route from South Summit (20,000ft), Regular route, & Pomerape Volcano descents

The Yukon

– 2015 ski expedition to Yukon (ski descents -including Mt Queen Mary – & various climbs/skis & exit out Kaskawulsh Glacier)


– 2008 Denali summit ski descent with 4 woman expedition, Rescue Gully ski descent

– 2011 Tordrillo Range ski descents

– 2006 Chugach Range ski descents


– 2009 ski descents in Horcones Valley & on Aconcagua

– 2013 ski descents in the Martial Mountains, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego


– 2011 Svalbard/Spitsbergen, 1st descents from sailboat – Ice Axe Expeditions

– 2013 new zone development on the Spitsbergen West Coast – Ice Axe Expeditions – 19 first descents


– 2005 summits of Ama Dablam & Lobuche


– 2010 complete ski descent from CAMP III on Shishapangma, climb to 7,600m


– Selkirks, Whistler, Revelstoke, Kicking Horse


– 2006 Kamchatka area


– multiple areas & descents


– multiple areas & descents


– multiple areas & descents including variation to Haute Route

Eastern Sierra

– various summits & ski descents


– 2013 1st Female Descent- Grand Teton- Otterbody Route

– 2014 1st Female to ski-guide the Grand Teton- Ford, Chevy, Stettner Route

– 2015 – 5 ski descents of the Grand Teton (1st time onsight of all climbing and 2x doing all leads)

– 45 Ski Lines in Grand Teton National Park, 65+ Lines total in 1 calendar year


Skiing US 14ers:

Pyramid Peak (Landry Route)

Mt Wilson

Wilson Peak (3x north face)

El Diente

Crestone Peak

Crestone Needle

La Plata (North couloir)




Sneffels (3x The Trilogy)

Mt Shasta, CA

Mt Rainier (camp muir)



Grand Teton – 5 descents

– Stettner/Chevy/Ford route- 4 descents (2006, 2012, 2014, 2015)

       – on the 1st- onsight/all leads- May 2006

  – Guided a Ski Descent for Jackson Hole Mountain Guides w Brian Warren – June 2, 2014 – 1st female to ski guide the Grand Teton

– Otterbody Route- 1st female descent (2013)

South Teton

Amore Vida Couloir

Southeast Couloir

South East Face Direct

Middle Teton

 Ellingwood Couloir

– Summit- East Face to Glacier Route

– Chouinard Couloir

Mt Moran

The Skillet – 2

– The Sickle Couloir


– SE Couloir

– South Couloir

Lower East Face – 2

Mt Owen

– Koven Couloir face

Bivouac Peak

– SE Couloir

Buck Mtn

East Face proper – 3

– East Face to Buck Shot Couloir

Mt Wister

– SE Couloir

East Ridge to South Chute

Mt Woodring

– The Fallopian Tube (2)

Prospectors Mountain

Apocalypse Couloir

– Son of Apocalypse Couloir – 4

Grandson of Apocalypse Couloir

Variation of Grandson of AC

Banana Couloir/SE Couloir

– Pencil Couloir

Static Peak

– East Face

Eagles Rest Peak

– East/SE Ridge

Veiled Peak

– East Face/North Bowl

Cloudveil Dome

– Sneaker Couloir – 2

Nez Pierce

– The Nugget Couloir – 3

East Hourglass

– West Hourglass

– The Sliver Couloir- 4  – (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvup9D3fY08)

Disappointment Peak

– Spoon Couloir

– The Red Sentinel Couloir

Mt St. Johns

– NE Ramp

Rockchuck Peak

– East route

Shadow Peak

– 4 Hour Couloir – 4

25 Short

– Broken Thumb

East Face

– Turkey Chute – 8

Albright Peak

– East Face – 5

Housetop Peak

– SE bowl

10696 Peak

– East Face

Wimpies Knob

– Peaches Couloir

– East Face

Pandoras Mountain

– Pandora’s Arch

Beard Mountain

-N/S faces

Olive Oil/Mt Hunt

– the Noodle Couloir

– East face

Cody Peak (area)

– Pucker Face, No Shadow, Four Shadows, Central Couloir

– Once is Enough, Twice is Nice

– Shady Lady couloir

Zero G, M&M, Spacewalk

Granite (area) – ABCs, Airforce, Spocks, NW passage, Christinas, Dwarves

Rendezvous Peak

– St Patty’s Day Chute

– Martini Chutes

No Name Peak

– No Name Face, No Name Cliffs

– The Womb, The Tenderloin, The NE Gully

Pyramid Peak

– North Face

– East Face

Taylor Mtn

– The Gash, East Face, SE Face, Secret Staircase, Backside West to Moose Creek etc



– Jackson Peak



– Ferry Peak

Horseshoe Peak



– Brooks Line Peak

Two Ocean Peak

Brecchia Peak

– Angle Mountain



– Warbonnet Peak- S Face/upper couloirs

– Shiestler Peak- N Couloir

– Temple Peak- S Couloir

Cirque of the Towers – col ski

Peak 11,930

Big Sandy- lower face



Kim is the only woman (& one of less than 5 people) to ski all the direct couloirs of the infamous Little Wasatch Ridge, Telluride, CO:

~ Heavens Eleven- 3 descents- 1st female descent

~ Grandfather Direct Couloir- 2 descents, 1st female descent

~ Oblivion Bowl to Grandfather- 3 descents- 1st female descent

~ The V Couloir- 1st descent with ski partner Josh Geeter

~ Hairy Banana- 1 descent

~ The North Y Couloir- 1 descent- 1st all female team

~ The Why Couloir- 10 descents

~ The Daisy Duke- 1 descent- 1st female descent

~ nearby San Juaquin Couloir- 20+ descents, 2 solo descents, Silver Chute- 6, & the Wire Couloir- 2, Ballard Pk West face Couloirs- 3 descents

~ Suicide Chutes

Heavens Eleven Kim Havell


El Capitan- East Buttress (swapped leads)

Half Dome- Snake Dike Route (all leads)

Wind RR: Pingora to Overhanging Tower (cirque traverse)

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)