John E. (Jed) Williamson
Jed was the managing editor of Accidents in North American Mountaineering
for the past 40 years. He retired from this position after editing the
2014 edition. He dedicated an estimated 5,000 hours to his role as
editor. In 2012, “Know the Ropes, Fundamentals to Save Your Life” was
added to each issue. Jed is a member of the American Alpine Club and
serves on its Safety Advisory Council.
John E. (Jed) Williamson was awarded the Alpine Club of Canada’s President’s Award in 2014.