Kip Davis

Kip Davis

Name: Kip Davis

Age: 47

Hometown: Leadville, CO

Position at RMOC: Head Guide for the Mountaineering Program

Certifications:  AMGA Rock Guide and Single Pitch Provider, Assistant Alpine Guide & Apprentice Ski Guide.  AIARE Level 2 and Avalanche Rescue Course.  DMM Wilderness First Responder & CPR

When did you start guiding? 1999

When did you start at RMOC? 2020

What is your most rewarding experience while guiding? Knowing that folks want to come back for more experiences.

Your most epic day? Back Country Skiing off Wolf Creek Pass. I can’t peg one day because it’s always an epic day when the snow is fresh and deep!

Eduacation/Backround: Major Sociology & Minor Special Education, University of Oregon

What do you do in the off season? What’s an off season?

Favorite beer: Pacifico w/Lime

Favorite day off activity: Watching movies

Favorite climb: Davis 47th Trip Around the Sun (Davis Face)

Favorite thing after the river: When the water turns to frozen precipitation during the Winter. Who am I kidding I much rather be gliding over frozen water than floating on it!

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