It doesn’t matter if you’re a newbie or a pro, if you’re planning a snow trip in the near future you need to start getting into shape now. The same goes for all adventure sports. You’re going to be pushing yourself to extremes be it skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, mountain bike riding or surfing – … Read moreGetting “Gym Fit” Before Your Next Trip
A quality snowboard shop will help you talk through these considerations so you can choose a board that’s truly right for you. In the meantime, this guide will give you a good idea on choosing the right snowboard size, so you can shop with confidence and be sure you end up with the board you … Read moreChoosing The Right Snowboard Size
I headed up Mount Sneffels in the San Juan Range on June 2, 2010. Lots of snow and some flurries on the upper part of the mountain. I climbed the NE Col on the North face of the peak, a route I have been eyeing for many years. Steep snow and ice made the route … Read moreMount Sneffels, CO 14,150’/4213m
Love winter? Still, need to be warm in winter? If your answer is yes, then you need to understand what a waterproof rating is. To begin with, a waterproof ratings for winter gear is measured in millimeters and determines the amount of water pressure an article of clothing can hold. The ratings are between 800mm-10,000+ … Read moreUnderstanding Waterproof Ratings for Winter Gear
Ski boots might be the single most important piece of skiing equipment you own—maybe even more important than the skis themselves. Your boots, after all, are the only piece of equipment that touches your body. Skis of different qualities will do more or less the same job, but all of your power and control comes … Read moreSki Boots Buying Guide
Whether you’re just hitting the slopes for the first time, or you’ve been skiing black diamonds every season for years, deciding how to choose perfect skis can be a complicated experience. Luckily, a little bit of preparation and foresight goes a long way towards making the mission a success. The following guide will help you … Read moreGuide to Choosing Your Perfect Skis
Most mountain climbers have heard or come to the understanding of what the Seven Summits challenge is. Basically, the term refers to the highest mountains found in all the seven continents worldwide. The challenge usually involves climbing the highest mountains. The challenge of mountaineering was brought about in the early nineteen eighties. Generally, the seven … Read moreAll Should Know About The 7 Summits Challenge
Post #144 – North Palisade 14,242’ #10 Sierra 14er Summit Bivy, Oct 6-7, 2014. Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Friday, October 10, 2014 4:13 PM Post #144 – North Palisade 14,242’ #10 Sierra 14er Summit Bivy, Oct 6-7, 2014. A very long but enjoyable fall day in the Eastern Sierras took me all the way to … Read moreSierra Bivys
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Monday, October 05, 2015 11:28 AM The Meeting 11: Aspen-Snowmass. Oct 1-3, 2015. A must attend event in the Snowsports Industry! For me, an emerging outdoor adventure athlete, ski-mountaineer, author, TV consultant and expedition guide, The Meeting 11 serves as an awesome opportunity to learn about the snowsports industry and the … Read moreThe Meeting 11, Aspen CO Recap on a great conference, Oct 1-3, 2015.
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Monday, May 11, 2015 4:04 AM Post #169: Kathmandu; The Long Trip Home, Trying to Comprehend it All, May 9, 2015. With any luck I will get this posted when I am back on U.S. Soil. Suddenly I am sitting on a very long 15 hour flight from Doha to … Read moreKathmandu; The Long Trip Home, Trying to Comprehend it All, May 9, 2015.