kl The Spot Bouldering Gym

Coach Bios


Ian Dory

Hometown: Fort Collins
Hobby: bow hunting
Music: all kinds
Vacation: surfing
Quote: what we do in this life echoes in eternity
Movie: top gun
Book: gun fight
Climbing since: birth


Josh Paton

Hometown: Lake City, MN
Hobby: Climbing, boating, fishing
Music: Bluegrass, rock, things that make you move!
Vacation: Nepal, anywhere, overseas
Quote: If it isn’t hard, it probably isn’t worth doing.
Movie: RAD
Book: On the Road by Jack Kerouac
Climbing since: 1994


Shannon Forsman

Hometown: Boulder
Hobby: Climbing of course! And photography
Music: Anything but Country
Vacation: Pretty much psyched to go anywhere, as long as it’s out of the Bubble
Quote: “Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.” Mark Twain
Movie: Despicable Me, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Wall-E, School of Rock
Book: “the Milagro Beanfield War”
Climbing since: Elementary School!


Tiffany Hensley

Hometown: Santa Cruz, California
Hobby: Running, Baking
Music: Bavarian #1 by Miike Snow, Atoms for Peace, Susanne Sundfor
Vacation: Ceuse, Rocklands, or Germany
Quote: “Carpe diem! Sieze the day!”
Movie: “Django”
Book: Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Climbing since: 1998


Lily Cornett

Hometown: Navy Brat – I’ve spent most of my life in Southern California, Japan, Maryland, and Colorado.
Hobbies: Reading best-of-craiglist, running, exploring, getting to know people, beer, cruising on bikes, and “tiny living,” which is basically tidying up the minivan.
Music: Electronic and folk mainly. Is NPR music?
Vacation: Sport climbing in Spain for a season.
Quote: “There is no discovery without risk and what you risk reveals what you value.” - Jeannete Winterson
Book: 9 out of 10 Climbers Make the Same Mistake by Dave Macleoud, non-climbing book: The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera.
Climbing since: 2008

Andy Hansen

Andy Hansen

Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hobby: Postholing
Music: Grateful Dead, Wu-Tang Clan, Sonic Youth, Gang Starr, Allman Brothers Band
Vacation: Thailand
Quote: “I get into each thing I do- to the point where nothing else matters. I guess I’m an extremist.” Neil Young
Movie: Star Wars Episodes I-VI
Book: Desolation Angels- Jack Kerouac
Climbing since: 2007