Jon K: Posted on Sunday, May 03, 2015 6:37 AM Post #167- STAYING HERE IN NEPAL FOR NOW, USGS, & Unleashing my Inner Indiana Jones, May 3, 2015. Yep- I am still here in Nepal. I am choosing to stay here. I’m not just a climber, an adventurer or Ski-Mountaineer. I am a Geographer….a scientist, and I … Read moreSTAYING HERE IN NEPAL FOR NOW, USGS, & Unleashing my Inner Indiana Jones, May 3, 2015
Jon K & CTomer: Posted on Thursday, April 30, 2015 4:40 AM Post #166: Full Summary of Earthquake, Avalanche, Everest Season Over. Wednesday April 28th, 2015. It’s a beautiful day here in the Village of Namche Bazar. This village was rumored to be in dire straits, completely destroyed and devastated by the earthquake that happened on … Read moreFull Summary of Earthquake, Avalanche, Everest Season Over.
BREAKING NEWS UPDATE EARTHQUAKE IN BASECAMP! Massive Avalanche and “Compressed Air” Devastation to Basecamp Caused. Sat April 25, 1157am. I was sitting in the dining tent right about 12 noon when the vibration of the glacier below me began. It was very subtle at first. And the sounds from outside made you think it was … Read moreEarthquake in Everest Basecamp – My Account of What Happened
A lot happened yesterday afternoon. The areas of the middle of Basecamp that I mentioned that got dusted were actually COMPLETELY DESTROYED. 40-50% of basecamp is gone. The bowl to the southwest of basecamp and to the west side of the Khumbu Glacier below the eastern faces of Pumori took an avalanche of seracs and … Read moreEverest Earthquake & Avalanche Aftermath & Photos
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Saturday, April 04, 2015 12:08 PM Post #151: LHOTSE OR BUST! The Adventure to Nepal begins, headed for Everest and the World’s 4th Highest Peak at 27,940’/8516′ All great adventures must start somewhere. I am en route to Nepal now with so many thoughts, feelings, hopes, and dreams on my mind. 1. … Read moreLHOTSE OR BUST! The adventure to Nepal begins
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Friday, October 10, 2014 4:13 PM A very long but enjoyable fall day in the Eastern Sierras took me all the way to the summit of 14,242’ North Palisade on Monday, October 6. These peaks are rugged. North Palisade is located to the southwest of Bishop, CA. The peak is in … Read moreNorth Palisade 14,242’ #10 Sierra 14er Summit Bivy, Oct 6-7, 2014.
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Thursday, October 02, 2014 8:20 PM Post #143: “My Pakage” Underwear, complete comfort even when everything else is uncomfortable. THE WORLD’s GREATEST UNDERWEAR! October 2, 2014. I always told myself I would never promote underwear in one of my blogs,…….until now. Arguably its the most important piece of equipment an outdoorsman … Read more“My Pakage” Underwear, complete comfort even when everything else is uncomfortable. October 2, 2014.
From Aug 2-10 I was out on some fun trips back to the PNW! I did some reconnaissance on the Tahoma Glacier for Mt. Rainier (14,411′), Summitted Rainier on August 7th for the 17th summit of my career, and also Summitted Adams Volcano (12,276′) with some great friends on August 9th for the 7th time … Read moreBack to the Pacific Northwest for Rainier and Adams
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Friday, July 04, 2014 2:02 AM Post #139: Kilimanjaro Recap: Happy 4th of July! To everyone who has been trying to follow my blog, thanks and I hope we were able to at least provide some information about our team’s progress as we summitted Kilimanjaro last week. Please realize that this … Read moreHappy 4th of July! UPDATE: Strong Team on Kilimanjaro, Everyone to the Top! June 26, 2014.
CTomer: Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2014 4:50 AM Got word from Leonard Madrid that everyone made the summit successfully 19,341ft!