This Colorado Backcountry Skiing Guidebook showcases 300 ski descents options on Fourteeners, Thirteeners, mountain passes, hut trips, and more.
Mountain geographer Dr. Jon Kedrowski slept on the summits of all 54 Colorado Fourteeners in one summer—staying on the summit from sunset to sunrise.
Dr. Jon chronicles the adventure of spending the night on the summits of ten of the highest Cascade volcanoes, along with showcasing great skiing on the twenty highest in the Pacific Northwest.
Travel around Colorado with ski mountaineer Dr. Jon Kedrowski as he guides you to some of the best ski descents the state has to offer. Classic Colorado Ski Descents, a Colorado Backcountry Skiing Guidebook showcases 70 ski descents entries on Fourteeners, Thirteeners, and more. There are a total of nearly 300 ski options in this book that covers Colorado's seven major mountain ranges. Inside there are routes that range from peaks with gentle terrain, to tree glades, deep powder, ridgelines, steep faces, and couloirs. Each peak description includes skiable vertical, elevation gain, and round-trip mileage, as well as easy-to-follow directions to the trailhead. The full-color photos match the maps, routes and descriptions: this guide is all you'll need for a lifetime of backcountry exploration in Colorado's mountains! Dr. Jon has also climbed and skied various lines from the Colorado 14ers as well as multiple 13ers in the guidebook and has the inside knowledge to lead you on unlimited adventures. Special photography contributions from iconic photographer John Fielder, Steve House, Brad Burgtorf, Ben Conners and more!
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Colorado Ski Descents, Jon Kedrowski, Author
There are a total of nearly 300 ski options in this book that covers Colorado's seven major mountain ranges
Winner of the 2019 Bill Berry Literature Award for the Far West Ski Association!
This book chronicles a project never before attempted: mountain geographer Dr. Jon Kedrowski slept on the summits of all 54 Colorado Fourteeners—staying on the summit from sunset to sunrise. A special forward is written by Colorado photography icon John Fielder, with special opening quotes from Bob Boeder, Diane Van Daren, and Baylor Head Basketball Coach Scott Drew.
Two 2013 Book Awards! Winner of the Colorado Book Award finalist for Adventure Picture Book category and the IPPY Bronze Metal for Western United States!
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Colorado 14ers, Author, Jon Kedrowski, Chris Tomer, Bivys, Sleeping on the Summits
Dr. Jon Kedrowski slept on the Summits of the 58 highest peaks in Colorado- from sunrise to sunset- and did it all in 95 days. Chris Tomer provided weather forecasts and climbed some of the peaks with Dr. Kedrowski. This trailer shows some of the highlights and the bestselling book was released in 2012.
This book brings back geographer, adventurer, and ski mountaineer Dr. Jon Kedrowski in a second volume where he chronicles the adventure of spending the night on the summits of twenty of the highest Cascade volcanoes, along with showcasing great skiing. As an expert in the field of mountain geography, geology, weather, and climate, Dr. Jon combines his unique skills of backcountry camping and extreme skiing in this exciting new project. Jon explores and shares the solitude and ruggedness of these giant icons of the Pacific Northwest. Featuring striking and rarely seen photographs and expert analysis, Dr. Jon takes the reader on a journey to the tops of Mount Shasta, Lassen Peak, Mount Scott, Mount Thielsen, Mount Bachelor, South Sister, Mount Hood, Mount Adams, Mount Rainier, and Mount Baker. Along the way, Dr. Jon discusses meteorology, weather and climate, volcanism, as well as ski lines and ski potential.
The new book includes a special prelude by well-known ski mountaineers Chris Davenport and Ted Mahon, opening quotes by many other notable outdoor enthusiasts, and a forward by Meteorologist Chris Tomer.
Winner of the 2018 Bill Berry Literature Award for the Far West Ski Association!
Winner of the 2016 PubWest Silver Medal for Sports/Adventure/Recreation book design!
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Author, Skiing and Sleeping on the Summits, Jon Kedrowski, Pacific Northwest Volcanoes