Katie Lambert

Age: 35, Years climbing: 19, Hometown: California, Favorite product: MIURA VS WOMEN'S


Do you clip bolts, plug cams, stack pads, or crush ice?

Bolts - for sure Cams - heck yes Pads - of course

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

Since 2009

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

Free climb El Cap Onsight more 8a's Climb 8c Meltdown Keep doing it for the love

Do you have a claim to fame?

Maybe my slab climbing skills

Do you have any vices?

Coffee Bread and butter cookies

What makes you tick as a climber and in the real world?

The excitement of a challenge, the physical movement and the mental strength needed

What drives you to climb? The money? The groupies? The fame? What?

It's the one thing I feel like I always wanted to do; I simply love it.

What is your favorite movie?

Dead Man

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

Lou - not sure why but my family has called me this forever.

What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?

Over 24 hours - climbing adventures of course.

If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?


What did you have for lunch yesterday?

Grape leaves, kibby balls, hummus, cheese, carrots

If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?


What really scares you about climbing?

Choss - heinous, sketchy, crumbly choss.

If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?

Biggie Shorty

Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?

France - in an old stone house, by a river, next to the best limestone in the world with goats and a pony.

Have no food or have no gasoline?

No gas

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

Nah, my hobbit feet are cute.