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, 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.
Jon K: Posted on Wednesday, May 06, 2015 8:57 AM Post #168- Collecting USGS Earthquake Data in the Khumbu, May 5 2015. Happy Cinco De Mayo Everyone! Of course over on this side of the planet, the holiday here kind of goes un-noticed. But, nevertheless what does go noticed is the incredible resilience of the … Read moreCollecting USGS Earthquake Data in the Khumbu, May 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
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
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.
Talked with Jon this morning. The situation up there is being compared to the 1996 Tragedy Jon Krakauer wrote about in his book, Into Thin Air. Jon confirmed 5 deaths and some folks still missing. Jon saw four of the bodies near the summit but below the balcony. The 1996 disaster claimed 8 lives during the main … Read moreSummit Tragedy
Jon Kedrowski: Posted on Sunday, August 28, 2011 5:50 PM ATTEMPT #2 on Little Bear (14,037′) Saturday Eve Aug 27th Little Bears and Gummy Bears Everywhere, Oh My! Saturday evening this project took a turn for the worst. What else could possibly happen to me on this epic adventure to become the first person to camp … Read moreLittle Bears and Gummy Bears Everywhere, Oh My!