Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the High Peaks……After Christmas Gift Ideas! SKI DESCENT OF HARVARD, 14,421′ We are closing out 2013 and I look back on a year that has been such an awesome ride. In addition to climbing and skiing in Pakistan, I was able to get out to California to the Sierras … Read moreHappy Holidays..Holiday Gift Ideas….Ski Descent of Harvard 14,421′
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:05 PM Post #105: Go-Scope adds a sharper dimension to GoPro Hero3 & My Sierra Bivys Project After having spent the night on the Summit of 9 of the 14 Sierra Nevada 14,000′ Peaks for this latest edition of “Sleeping on the Summits” and having climbed … Read moreGo-Scope adds a sharper dimension to GoPro Hero3 & Sierra Bivys Project
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Saturday, August 17, 2013 2:42 AM POST #99: Pakistan Gasherbrum Expedition Wrap-up…Going Home I sat comfortably on my plane in seat 25A as the aircraft went airborne. The potent scent of BO permeated the cabin from Skardu to Islamabad that day. When I thought I couldn’t take the terrible smells anymore, … Read morePakistan Gasherbrum Expedition Wrap-up…Going Home
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2013 7:18 AM Post #98: Jhula to Askole to Skardu. Last Day of the Trek Out…..but lots of complications! Aug 15, 2013. (A10) Jhula means ‘basket’ in Balti. Thats because at our campsite, there used to be a river crossing that was on old cables via a basket. … Read moreJhula to Askole to Skardu. Last Day of the Trek Out. Aug 15, 2013. (A10)
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 11:52 PM Post #97: Irdupayu to Payu to Jhula, Another 10 hour Day and 20 Miles.! Aug 14, 2013. (A9). Today is Pakistani Independence Day……….A National Holiday. Interesting…….. AND…..It was the third day in a row trekking down the Baltoro. Another long day to get out … Read moreIrdupayu to Payu to Jhula, Another 10 hour Day and 20 Miles.! Aug 14th, 2013. (A9).
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Monday, August 12, 2013 11:40 PM Post #96: Concordia to Irdupayu in a long 12 hour day 20mi down the glacier It was a chilly start to the morning, but much warmer than mornings of the expedition, being at a lower altitude than basecamp already. I was up early to eat … Read moreConcordia To Irdupayu In A Long 12 Hour Day 20mi Down The Glacier
Jon’s cruising! His Team is following the yellow line and has already passed the turnoff for K2. They’re nearing their primary Basecamp near the Gasherbrums. Basecamp sits at roughly 16,732feet or 5100m. This photo is from a different expedition but gives you a good idea of what climbing the glacier is like. It’s no easy … Read moreWaving at K2, Approaching Basecamp
Dr. Jon Kedrowski:Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 6:15 AM Post #6 (#77) Darth Vader’s Castle Wed June 26, 2013. Besides dealing a near mortal blow to whatever remained of the tourist industry in Pakistan, this Gory incident over the weekend has also raised questions about the government’s ability to rule the country. The … Read moreDarth Vader’s Castle Wed June 26, 2013.
Chris Tomer: Posted on Monday, October 22, 2012 1:17 PM Post #51 KDVR KWGN News Story #14ers Inspiring story of my best friend Jon Kedrowski‘s rescue of Jeff Lodico on Snowmass Mountain 14er….and their 1st reunion after the accident. I still remember Jon calling me that night saying, “Our friend Paul needs our help….a climber … Read moreKDVR KWGN News Story #14ers
Dr. Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Wednesday, October 03, 2012 10:58 PM Post #48: Credit to the SAR Teams for Jeff Lodico Lets give credit where credit is due. Jeff is currently in stable condition at Swedish Hospital in Denver. He is improving and getting ready to undergo surgery for his right hand and is recovering from … Read moreCredit to the SAR Teams for Jeff Lodico