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.