Owner and Founder of SMI
Kurt Wedberg founded Sierra Mountaineering International in the fall of 1995 after returning from his first successful expedition to Mt. Everest which he has since successfully summited two more times. With over 40 years of mountaineering experience in the Sierra Kurt has also guided 110+ expeditions to high peaks in Africa, Alaska, the Alps, Antarctica, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Mexico, Nepal, Peru, Russia, Tibet, and Turkey. Kurt completed the Seven Summits in the Summer of 2012 after summiting Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia. Kurt runs Sierra Mountaineering International from his hometown of Bishop, CA along the slopes of the beautiful Eastern Sierra.