Layton Kor, the King has died

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the albatross

Gym climber
Flagstaff
Apr 24, 2013 - 12:59am PT
Patrick Oliver poetically waxed:

"Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Rembrandt... Layton
truly was at that order of greatness, a simple, humble, not-so-well-
educated, but brilliant spirit. Just look up at the sky at sunset and
imagine Layton's spirit filled the vast space of the world. He
touched people everywhere, came here for a few years, won our love,
and departed -- but not without leaving that spirit with us. Just
look up and into that infinite light and feel the expanse of
existence that was -- shall we remember at this moment -- inhabited
by one precious friend."

Toast to Layton the Great 'Un! Layton was one of a kind and we are fortunate to have been blessed by his life.
Cam Burns

Social climber
CO
Apr 24, 2013 - 01:02am PT
Four guys we all know and love: John Auld, Harvey, Layton, Ray Nortcutt. 2009. Steve Bartlett's house.
2009: John Auld, Some bloke named Harvey, some bloke named Kor, and Ra...
2009: John Auld, Some bloke named Harvey, some bloke named Kor, and Ray Nortcutt....pic by my Camera (all rights and lefts reserved).
Credit: Cameron Burns
Cam Burns

Social climber
CO
Apr 24, 2013 - 01:05am PT
Summer 2010, in Boulder, I scoped a new route: The Ingalls-Kor. Turned out to be just a coupla fun loving guys hanging out in a parking lot and wanting lunch......
Summer 2010, in Boulder, I scoped a new route: The Ingalls-Kor. Turned...
Summer 2010, in Boulder, I scoped a new route: The Ingalls-Kor. Turned out to be just a coupla fun loving guys hanging out in a parking lot and wanting lunch......I owe both of them a huge amount. God bless, Layton.
Credit: Cameron Burns
Cam Burns

Social climber
CO
Apr 24, 2013 - 01:13am PT
John Auld, Dave Rearick, Ray Northcutt, Harvey Carter. 2009. Steve Bar...
John Auld, Dave Rearick, Ray Northcutt, Harvey Carter. 2009. Steve Bartlett's place in Boulder
Credit: Cameron Burns
Cam Burns

Social climber
CO
Apr 24, 2013 - 01:15am PT
Layton Kor looking at mock-up to Steve Bartlett's book on desert tower...
Layton Kor looking at mock-up to Steve Bartlett's book on desert towers. Layton's comment (to me): "Wow, this is really, really great stuff."
Credit: Cameron Burns
Jennie

Trad climber
Elk Creek, Idaho
Apr 24, 2013 - 01:15am PT
Great pics!

...that's an exceptional photo-chronicle, Jan.
Cam Burns

Social climber
CO
Apr 24, 2013 - 01:33am PT
"C'mon, Cam. Let's get outta here. I hardly recognize the place these ...
"C'mon, Cam. Let's get outta here. I hardly recognize the place these days."
Credit: Cameron Burns
Cam Burns

Social climber
CO
Apr 24, 2013 - 01:36am PT
"Ah, finally. But let's not hang around out here. The action is inside...
"Ah, finally. But let's not hang around out here. The action is inside...."
Credit: Cameron Burns
crunch

Social climber
CO
Apr 24, 2013 - 10:41am PT
wow! Great photos Cam!

Outstanding!
survival

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Apr 24, 2013 - 12:17pm PT
Most incredible page on ST right now, HANDS DOWN!

Wow Jan, you're getting hugged by the handsomest guy on the planet right there!

And he didn't even have to try, or have REI make-up specialists working him over before the shoot.

You both look amazing!

Cameron, those are such priceless pictures too!
Allen Hill

Social climber
CO.
Apr 24, 2013 - 12:36pm PT
Credit: Allen Hill
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Apr 24, 2013 - 12:37pm PT
Allen that is a fantastic photo and very fitting.
Anastasia

climber
Home
Apr 24, 2013 - 12:39pm PT
Allen Hill, that's the best picture EVER. Beautiful in so many ways.
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Apr 24, 2013 - 12:39pm PT
Bump
Allen Hill

Social climber
CO.
Apr 24, 2013 - 12:44pm PT
Credit: Allen Hill
pix4u

climber
Sonoma, CA
Apr 24, 2013 - 12:55pm PT
RIP Layton. We will always remember you!
leo Dickinson

Mountain climber
UK
Apr 24, 2013 - 12:58pm PT
Climbed with him in 66 in the Dollies on the Tre Cima.. then literally bumped into him years later on Guam ! I was looking for Spanish gold for a Discovery film - he was looking for the meaning of life..

He told me stories of when & how he climbed with Don Whillans. Don was 5ft tall Layton more like 6.6 and with a long reach at that... I suffered the same disadvantages as Don when following the master on aid climbing. I asked him how Don faired.... "He Jumped" ha ha... Leo Dickinson
Burt Bronson

climber
Apr 24, 2013 - 12:59pm PT
A TRUE LEGENDARY BASTION OF THE HARDMAN SPORT OF SERIOUSLY SERIOUS ROCK CLIMBING. RIP.
weezy

climber
Apr 24, 2013 - 01:05pm PT
these pictures are awesome

thanks for posting cam, allen, jan, etc.
squish

Social climber
bc
Apr 24, 2013 - 01:11pm PT
I never met him, however while doing research he kept coming up and I ended up being quite fascinated by him and where he went. My friend was in A. Guam and met a guy in a bar with an old t-shirt on it relating to climbing.
After discussion about any local climbing he said his name was Layton.
I was like you met Layton Kor in a f'ing bar in Guam?
Then his name came back with his illness.
He did some climbing in Canada as well.

Glad to see he was shown love, compassion and respect in his last years.
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