Welcome to EarthfestBoulder.org. This site has been re-developed to provide information about Earth Day. EarthfestBoulder.org was originally called Dirt Days Environmental Fair. This event was founded and directed by Johnny Copp, an alpinist and world travler. He applied the idea that less is more in terms of equipment and supplies, and believed that the summit means something but that ascent style is everything. He was the recipient of many grants to fund his explorations. Jonny’s photography, writing and video footage has been published in magazines, journals, books and film.
Johnny climbed serious, first ascents in Argentina, Pakistan, Chile, Alaska, India, the Yukon and other steep places. He was best known for his skills as an alpinist, including the first alpine-style ascent of Grade VII (longest vertical climbs in the world). During 2009 adventure on Mount Edgar in China, Johnny Copp was killed in an avalanche. This website is here to help promote his event and spread the importance of Earth Day. Click here to donate to the Johnny Copp Foundation, which supports the development and exchange or creative ideas.