Osprey Athletes: Kim Havell

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Kim Havell

Professional Skier

Kim is an athlete who thrives in the mountains. From Telluride, CO, she is currently based in SLC, Utah. She has skied on all 7 continents, with 1st descents on 4, and adventured in over 50 countries. During her travels, she has climbed and skied big peaks in the Himalaya & the Karakorum, the highest mountains across the US, with 1st descents both at home and abroad including in the Arctic and Antarctic, and filmed with various entities like Powderwhore, Salomon Freeski TV, and Sweetgrass Productions.

Kim was a 12 yr guide & ski athlete/model for the Telluride Ski Resort. She is currently a host for Live Sauce Media, an MC on special occasions, a writer for Powder Mag, The Ski Journal, Elevation Outdoors, Outside Magazine and more.

She has been an instructor or guide for the Telluride Alpine Race program, Babes in the Backcountry, Ice Axe Expeditions, San Juan Outdoor School, and H2O heli guides, while also serving on the San Miguel Search & Rescue team (and Advisory Board) for 12 years, with medical and rescue certifications.

Her sponsors include Osprey Packs, Salomon Freeski, Black Diamond, Backcountry.com, WebIt Designs, SUUNTO, BUFF, Alta, Snowbird, and SMITH Optics.

More at: http://www.havelltravels.com/about/