CTomer: Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 11:40 AM June 26 is summit day for the Team. Weatherwise, they’ll see a mix of clouds and sunshine with some fog possible as well. It’ll be an early start and long, hard day to the summit, Uhuru Peak, then back down to Millineum Camp for the night. The … Read moreSummit Day
CTomer: Posted on Monday, June 23, 2014 2:20 PM A little fog and some drizzle moved in across Kili last night and gradually burned away today. The group got their first true view of Kilimanjaro. I talked with Jon this afternoon and everyone is feeling good at their Shira camp, which sits at 12,000feet on the … Read moreShira Camp at 12,000ft
Sitting back in Colorado, I have had some time to reflect on May….and what a fine month it was! Thanks to all of my Sponsors and Supporters on this great adventure! Silver Oak, GoScope, Zeal Optics, GoPro, Goal Zero, Honey Stinger, Clif Bar, Dynafit, Kastle Skis, the Vail Athletic Club, Steadman Clinic and Acli-Mate! I’ve … Read morePeaks in 30 Days Volcanoes Tour Wrap-Up
Sitting here the morning of June 1 after coming down from Mt. Baker Yesterday and I can still hardly believe that the month is over and that I reached my goal. 20 Peaks in 30 Days! I was able to climb and ski the 20 highest volcanoes and a few more peaks as I look … Read morePeak #20 Mt. Baker 10,781’ – Final Volcano! May 30-31.
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 10:52 PM Post #119 Split Mtn 14,058 — Ski Descent and Sleeping on the Summits 2 Warmup Monday April 28. En route to California I stopped off to the Eastern Sierra with Plans to Climb Split Mtn, one of California’s 15 14,000′ Peaks. With 2 feet of … Read moreSplit Mtn 14,058 — Ski Descent and Sleeping on the Summits Warmup
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Saturday, February 22, 2014 9:30 AM Post #116: Summitting Aconcagua 6969m/22,841’ Tuesday February 18 2014. This has been the first expedition in the past few years that I have not been able to update my blog regularly. Also, my SPOT Beacon’s batteries froze up because it was such a cold start … Read moreSummitting Aconcagua 6969m/22,841’ Tue February 18th 2014.
Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 7:50 AM Today, Wednesday February 12th, is a rest day. We arrived in basecamp at Plaza de Argentina at 4200m yesterday following three days of trekking in. It is very hot and warm, even up here at basecamp… very much a Mars-like landscape with reddish rocks and purples and … Read moreRest day and limited access to technology
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Thursday, February 06, 2014 9:41 PM My bags arrived with me on my plane when I got here to Mendoza two days ago. This is my 5th consecutive expedition without any major problems, so my luck has been quite good. Unfortunately Nick and his wife Sandi arrived late on Feb. 4th … Read moreWaiting on Bags – Trip Delayed, Feb 6th 2013
Posted on Sunday, February 09, 2014 8:10 AM The Mission 14 Team is off and running! Finally leaving for Aconcagua after waiting on baggage sent to the wrong destinations by the airlines. Here’s the current schedule: Today, Saturday 8th: Nick’s gear arrived!… We depart for Los Penitentes, a ski resort outside of Mendoza… We will overnight … Read moreOff to Aconcagua, Schedule
It was a bluebird flawless Colorado day. You only get about one or two of these days that have almost no wind in the winter in Colorado above 4000m. I ventured up to the top of one of Colorado’s Highest Summits for a Classic Winter Ascent of the Northeast ridge of Castle Peak, Highest in … Read moreCastle Peak 14,265′ Climb and Ski Descent Dec 27, 2013