Remembering Jon Johnston

January 25, 2017

No occurrence is sole and solitary, but is merely a repetition of a thing which has happened before and perhaps often.

– Mark Twain


This past November, Jenni Lowe received a message from Susan Johnston in Australia. She told of her late husband, Jon who had died on the 8000 meter Tibetan mountain, Shishapangma. The same peak that claimed the lives of Alex Lowe and Jeff Bridges sixteen years earlier.

Susan Johnston and Jenni Lowe have joined hearts in efforts to sustain the Khumbu Climbing Center. Please honor Jon Johnston, Alex Lowe and all those lost in the mountains. Join us to help build a safer future and create a safe haven for a mountain culture at risk. Read More >