Vail Valley local Jon Kedrowski and seven other Coloradans on Everest all escaped serious injury

27th April, 2015 by

By randy wyrick

VAIL — Dr. Jon Kedrowski was relaxing in Mount Everest Base Camp, but found himself 200 yards above death’s door when Saturday’s earthquake hit.Kedrowski’s reaction? He released his inner scientist.Kedrowski earned his Ph.D. in geography and when the earthquake started shaking the world’s tallest mountain, he flew out of his tent. He’s a curious guy, and he figured if he lived through this he’d never see anything like it again.“Because of the geographer/scientist in me, I was fascinated by the earthquake,” Kedrowski said. “To stand on that glacier and see it all was crazy.”“The idea of danger didn’t kick in …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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