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Re: Throwing rocks: Dr Kedrowski

Post by jaymz » Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:18 am

My mother-in-law, whose knowledge of Colorado mountaineering is basically that her son-in-law likes to get out and climb things in Colorado, saw "Sleeping on the Summits" in a store and thought it'd be a nice gift. I graciously accepted it without looking the gift horse in its douchey mouth. It actually has some nice photography and is kind of fun to thumb through if you know nothing about 'Dr. K'; but once you do, every page is tainted and you can just smell the humble brag from cover to cover. I just hate that he got royalties from my family.
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Re: Throwing rocks: Dr Kedrowski

Post by BillMiddlebrook » Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:32 am

I should mention that I did not see the actual video of him tossing the rock, so this rock could have been bouncing uphill and he caught it.
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Re: Throwing rocks: Dr Kedrowski

Post by nsaladin » Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:35 am

BillMiddlebrook wrote:I should mention that I did not see the actual video of him tossing the rock, so this rock could have been bouncing uphill and he caught it.
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Re: Throwing rocks: Dr Kedrowski

Post by painless4u2 » Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:44 am

BillMiddlebrook wrote:I should mention that I did not see the actual video of him tossing the rock, so this rock could have been bouncing uphill and he caught it.
Been talking to the attorneys I see....
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Re: Throwing rocks: Dr Kedrowski

Post by benlen » Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:49 am

Bill, throwing rocks is common in Vail, where Kedrowski and myself hail from––you guys in Breckenridge clearly don't understand that this technique for testing avalanches is why no one ever perishes in the East Vail chutes.
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Post by BillMiddlebrook » Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:08 pm

Ha!
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Re: Throwing rocks: Dr Kedrowski

Post by BillMiddlebrook » Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:14 pm

BTW, I wonder if he even skied Pac's N Couloir after the rock incident? His Instagram photo from that day looks to be closer to Pacific's Hawaii Chutes. I could be wrong. :twisted:
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Re: Throwing rocks: Dr Kedrowski

Post by BillMiddlebrook » Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:19 pm

Question answered:
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Re: Throwing rocks: Dr Kedrowski

Post by thatmushroom » Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:24 pm

justiner wrote:It's OK, he's a doctor in Geology. If the rock was injured, we've got a professional on the scene.
My wife's a geologist, AKA a Doctor of Rocks. Our standard joke is that if someone's hurt by a falling rock, she can diagnose the rock.

Also, she doesn't call herself a Dr in public, non-professional settings, because who does that?
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Re: Throwing rocks: Dr Kedrowski

Post by Lobojasper » Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:58 pm

I'm sorry to say this, but I fricken love Dr. Jon threads.
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Post by AnnaG22 » Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:01 pm

Lobojasper wrote:I'm sorry to say this, but I fricken love Dr. Jon threads.
Love to hate him? :wink:
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Re: Throwing rocks: Dr Kedrowski

Post by PaliKona » Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:05 pm

He certainly is the rebel ski mountaineer. Littering on the summit, claiming mountains as skied without hitting the summit, throwing rocks to test stability. Who partners with this douche?

Ah, he banned me, after I was politely questioning his decisions and said it may be a dangerous thing to do. Gee, can't take any criticism you sheltered pompous a$$?
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