CMC Vail Valley faculty summits Everest - again
On June 1, Jon Kedrowski, Ph.D. — mountaineer, author, geographer, guide and CMC Vail Valley adjunct geography faculty member — reached the summit of Mount Everest with client Mike Posner. This is Kedrowski’s second time successfully summitting Everest, and his fifth expedition to the world's highest mountain.
In addition to climbing six of the seven summits on each continent, Kedrowski, has climbed over 1,000 Colorado peaks and has been on over 25 Mount Rainier expeditions.
He has been training his client, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Mike Posner, for a year and a half prior to their summit bid. In 2019, Posner completed a coast-to-coast trek from New Jersey to California. For his Everest climb, Posner has raised $230,000 for the nonprofit Detroit Justice Center in honor of his late father who was a criminal defense attorney. The center focuses on criminal justice reform.