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Kurt Wedberg
United States

(760) 872-4929
Course Leader

Kurt Wedberg is the founder of Bishop based Sierra Mountaineering International, Inc. (SMI). He has been mountaineering in the Sierra for over 40 years and is intimately familiar with the backcountry terrain and avalanche patterns in the Sierra. Kurt has been backcountry skiing since 1978. He is a veteran of 130 expeditions to high peaks on all 7 continents including three ascents of Mt. Everest by two different routes.

Kurt teaches Level I, Level II and Avalanche Rescue courses.