Skiing and Sleeping on the Summits: Cascade Volcanoes of the Pacific Northwest

Skiing and Sleeping on the Summits: Cascade Volcanoes of the Pacific Northwest


By author: Dr Jon Kedrowski
144 Pages, 978-1-937052-35-5
Colorado Mountain Club 03/8/2016
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Geographer, adventurer, and ski mountaineer Jon Kedrowski is back: this time spending the night on the summits and showcasing great skiing on twenty of the highest Cascade Volcanoes. Join Dr. Jon as he explores the solitude and ruggedness of these giant Pacific Northwest icons. Kedrowski, an expert in the field of mountain geography, geology, weather, and climate, combines his unique skills of backcountry camping and extreme skiing on this exciting new project. With striking rare photography and expert analysis, Kedrowski takes the reader on an adventure where he spent the night on the tops of Mount Shasta, Lassen Peak, Mount Scott, Mount Thielsen, Mount Bachelor, South Sister, Mount Hood, Mount Adams, Mount Rainier, and Mount Baker. Discussions of meteorology, weather and climate, volcanism, as well as ski lines and ski potential are all included in this new book.

Skiing and Sleeping on the Summits: Cascade Volcanoes of the Pacific Northwest includes a special prelude by well-known ski mountaineers Chris Davenport and Ted Mahon, opening quotes by many other notable outdoor enthusiasts, and a forward by Meteorologist Chris Tomer.

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