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Backpacker Radio #147 | Dr. Jon Kedrowski on Climbing Everest with Mike Posner, Sleeping on All of CO’s 14’ers, and The Greatest Hikes Round Colorado

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Backpacker Radio #147 | Dr. Jon Kedrowski on Climbing Everest with Mike Posner, Sleeping on All of CO’s 14’ers, and The Greatest Hikes Round Colorado

In as we speak’s episode of Backpacker Radio, we’re joined by creator, mountaineer, and keynote speaker, Dr. Jon Kedrowski.  Dr. Jon’s listing of accomplishments are staggeringly lengthy, together with sleeping on the summit of all of the Colorado 14’ers, a number of Everest summits, taking part in D-1college basketball at Valparaiso, guiding and befriending Mike Posner, and rather more.  We catch Dr. Jon very off-guard with a well-timed, fuck, marry, kill, we study concerning the standout geography options of every of the Colorado mountain ranges, and what it’s prefer to encounter loss of life on Everest.

We wrap the present with a triple crown of minor accidents that damage like fuck and we convey again a listener favourite phase would you moderately.  

Backpacker Radio #147 | Dr. Jon Kedrowski on Climbing Everest with Mike Posner, Sleeping on All of CO’s 14’ers, and The Greatest Hikes Round Colorado


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Time stamps & Questions

00:04:41 – QOTD: What are you most enthusiastic about for Path Days?

00:11:13 – BPR Bulletins: Path Days Highway Journey, Asheville Meetup Could 11, 6:30pm, subscribe to be alerted of recent BPR episodes!

00:14:30 – Introducing Dr. Jon Kedrowski

00:15:50 – Inform us your mountaineering origin story.

00:19:08 – Had been you the youngest individual to hike all of Colorado’s 14’ers?

00:21:25 – How did you get to trailheads throughout highschool?

00:22:24 – Inform us about being a geography professor.

00:24:20 – Was it robust to pursue mountaineering earlier than it was a money-making occupation?

00:27:30 – What’s it prefer to be part of March Insanity?

00:28:23 – What’s the overlap between being a collegiate basketball participant and a profitable mountaineer?

00:29:29 – For a backpacker, what’s an relevant mantra or philosophy you go by?

00:32:20 – Inform us concerning the CDT and CT from a geographic perspective.

00:34:48 – How do you examine the San Juans and the Collegiate Peaks?

00:36:41 – If you happen to needed to choose one Colorado mountain vary for the remainder of your life’s adventuring, which would it not be?

00:38:20 – Fuck, Marry, Kill: Colorado mountain ranges.

00:40:24 – Do you really sleep on the high of a mountain?

00:42:19 – What do you do if there’s a storm when you’re sleeping?

00:43:38 – Your tent acquired struck by lightning?

00:45:38 – Do you lead shoppers up Everest now?

00:46:56 – Are you in Mike Posner’s new music video?

00:48:39 – Inform us a wild story from mountaineering with Mike Posner?

00:50:31 – What’s thought of good water when you change into a snob about it?

00:52:00 – Did you ever not need to get within the water on video?

00:53:03 – Is there one place that stood out to you associated to stargazing?

00:56:21 – Do you ever observe established routes or primarily discover your personal?

00:59:30 – Let’s speak about Everest!

01:01:02 – What’s it like when there’s a tragedy on Everest?

01:03:20 – What went fallacious in 2012?

01:08:02 – What’s the ambiance like if you return to the excessive camp?

01:08:35 – What’s your private psychological state like when you must depart somebody behind?

01:10:40 – Is there any psychological prep work for encountering individuals who will perish on Everest?

01:13:20 – At one level will Everest change into a path of our bodies?

01:15:58 – Is there a part of you that will get freaked out going again 12 months after 12 months?

01:17:32 – What would a coaching program for Everest seem like?

01:19:14 – What coaching may somebody do within the fitness center?

01:21:21 – Inform us about mountaineering gear. 

01:23:22 – How a lot do these sleeping luggage and down fits weigh?

01:24:03 – What does your pack usually weigh?

01:25:43 – What dimension is your pack?

01:26:20 – Inform us about your “no off days” philosophy.

01:27:40 – Are you bodily getting ready each single day or are you risking burnout?

01:28:42 – How previous are you?

01:31:28 – Have you considered retiring for 2 weeks like Tom Brady?

01:33:02 – Is a part of you desirous to do a calendar Triple?

01:34:05 – What’s your go-to junk meals?

01:34:23 – Get a prize for getting Dr. Jon’s new e-book!

01:36:34 – Thanks!


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