*** Please RSVP for this meeting by 5 pm on November 9 ***
Luncheon – Thursday, November 9, 11:15am – 1:00pm
Rolling Hills Country Club – 15707 West 26th Avenue, Golden
Cost: ABA Member $20.00, includes meal (Non-member is $25)
Speaker: Dr. Jon Kedrowski, Ski Mountaineer, Professional Guide,
5-Minute Spotlight & Door Prize: John Bachofer, MorningStar Senior Living
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- Guests are welcome! If you are new to ABA, we'll even buy your lunch for the first time. Guests may visit our meetings up to 2 times before they join the ABA (Must purchase ticket the 2nd time for $25).
- The deadline to RSVP for meetings is 5pm on Friday before the meeting date. If you RSVP after that time, we can not guarantee your meal.
- Starting 1/1/2016, if a member (includes sponsor with vouchers) shows up without RSVP, they will be charged $25 instead of member pricing. We would like to be considerate of our caterer. We appreciate your cooperation.
Speaker – Dr. Jon Kedrowski
Jon grew up in the Vail Valley Colorado and is a local ski mountaineer, professional guide, and adventurer.
He climbed every Colorado 14,000 foot peak by the time he turned 18, and has skied from the top of nearly every Colorado 14er.
He has over 500 ascents of the Colorado including he has twice climbed each of the 58 Colorado 14ers in one season both in 2005 in 40 days and 2011 in 95 days. When he became the first person to spend the night on the top of every Fourteener Summit and has recently released his book called "Sleeping on the SummitsColorado Fourteener high Bivys". He has climbed every 14er at least 5 times and has as many as 25 ascents of some of the popular 14ers including Elbert, Grays, Torreys, and Quandary, as well as Bierstadt.
Jon is a veteran of nine major climbing expeditions to peaks above 20,000 feet including climbing four of the seven continental summits. He guided a trip to Kilimanjaro in 2014 for his 5th Seven Summit.
He accomplished climbing to the summit of Everest in 2012 after having turned around only 800 feet from the top the week before. His story was featured on DATELINE NBC in a Documentary.
He Earned his Ph.D. In 2010 in Mountain Geography from Texas State University San Marcos and has spent time Climbing Mt. Rainier in WA over 15 times. In 2009 Jon Climbed the three Highest Volcanoes in Mexico (18,000' high) in only 5 days.