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CWU professor reaches Mount Everest summit

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ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- It's official! Former Central Washington University geography professor, Jon Kedrowski reached the summit of Mount Everest, Friday afternoon.

This is Kedrowski's first summit on Mt. Everest. Summit winds were reported as "Light to dead-calm" according to Kedrowski's post on his blog Saturday.

As part of his expedition, he's also conducting research to study the issues of human waste and treatment at lower elevations on Everest.

To read more about Jon Kedrowski's Everest adventure, click here, to view his blog.