Vail’s Kredowski goes from Colorado 14ers to the Northwest | SummitDaily.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Vail’s Kredowski goes from Colorado 14ers to the Northwest

Jason Blevins
The Denver Post
File Photo /Chris Tomer/bigearthpublishing.com
ALL |

VAIL — Jon Kedrowski recognized the buzzing, crackling and humming from the rocks around him. His arm brushed the ice ax on his pack. It was hot. “It was like déja vu,” Kedrowski said. “I thought to myself, ‘Man, not again.’ “

Kedrowski was only a couple hundred yards shy of the summit of Washington’s 12,276-foot Mount Adams last month when the electrical storm hit. Three years earlier, the Vail adventurer and geologist had barely escaped his tent on the summit of Colorado’s Mount Harvard before a lightning bolt fried it.

Kedrowski reached the summit of Mount Adams, but booming thunder — and electrified recollections of Harvard — rebuffed his plan to spend the night on that peak. Still, the 35-year-old mountaineer climbed and skied from the summit of 20 of the highest volcanoes in the Pacific Northwest in 30 days last month, camping on as many summits as weather allowed.

Full story is available at the Denver Post website: http://www.denverpost.com/outdoors/ci_25931676/room-view


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

As a Summit Daily News reader, you make our work possible.

Now more than ever, your financial support is critical to help us keep our communities informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having on our residents and businesses. Every contribution, no matter the size, will make a difference.

Your donation will be used exclusively to support quality, local journalism.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User