Two guys: Jon Kedrowski and Christ Tomer discovered an unprecedented desire to climb to the summits of 58 fourteeners throughout Colorado. Take that one step further: the goal was to”bivy” at the top: otherwise known as pitching a tent overnight. “Bivy” is the abbreviated term for the word “bivouac”; a French term that gained exposure from French mountain climbers. And this French word “bivouac”, according to the authors of Sleeping on the Summits: Colorado Fourteener High Bivys, refers to “a long night of suffering”.
These mountaineers would start their climbs in the afternoon, and catch the sun setting in the west, then watch the same sun come up in the east. The goal of Jon Kedrowski was to climb all 58 of the mountains that are fourteen thousand feet or higher. Tomer was not able to make all of these ascents, but he came along whenever it worked out.
Check out this 1:39 video featuring these two wilder men.
This is an amazing book, with incredible images of the mountains in Colorado.
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