Vail Valley Everest climber ‘safe’ amid earthquake devastation

25th April, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

KATHMANDU, Nepal – While the Nepal earthquake death toll climbed above 1,000, the Vail Valley breathed a collective sigh of relief that a local mountaineer and adventurer is not among them.Jon Kedrowski was in Mount Everest Base Camp when the 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit. He says he’s “safe.”“On descent, headed back to lower camp or base camp. I’m safe,” Kedrowski said on Twitter.Kedrowski has now been part of two of Mount Everest’s deadliest days. He was near the summit in 2012 when a killer storm blew in and killed seven people.Kedrowski is one of three Colorado climbers caught in yesterday’s …

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