One-third owner and partner in the marketing communications firm Martino
Kevin has great passion for hiking and mountaineering. He is a two-time
Adirondack 46er (someone who has climbed the 46 peaks that are 4,000 feet or
higher) and has climbed and hiked throughout the Northeast.
On May 15, 2004, Kevin reached the summit of 29,035 foot Mount Everest. It was
his 53rd day on the mountain. It was his second attempt. He reached High Camp
in 2002 at 26,200 feet but didn’t feel well enough for a summit
Kevin completed the “Seven Summits” on November 7, 2006 on Mt. Kosciuszco in
He has produced three videos on McKinley, Kilimanjaro and Elbrus that have
been sold throughout the world. Has also shot video footage on Aconcagua,
Vinson, and Everest and expects to complete more videos in the near future.
Kevin has given presentations to dozens of groups about his mountaineering
Currently, Kevin just finished writing a book with Rochester Democrat and
Chronicle Outdoor Writer Gary Fallesen entitled, “Mount
Everest: Confessions of an Amateur Peak Bagger.”
Married to first wife Maggie since 1990.
Route: West Buttress
Summit Day: May 29,1993
Team: Gary Smith (USA), Brian Marks (USA) and Jim Dowling (USA).
Route: Umbwe to Kibo South Circuit traverse to Mweka
Summit Day: February 23, 1998
Team: Gary Fallesen (USA), Frederick Turimo (Tanzania), Francis Minja
(Tanzania), Ermani ((Tanzania), Sabas (Tanzania), Damas (Tanzania) and Adam.
Route: False Polish Glacier
Summit Day: January, 2001
Team: Gary Smith (USA), Gary Fallesen (USA).
Route: Southeast (Normal)
Summit Day: August 4, 2003
Team: (International Mountain Guides) Phil Ershler (USA), Richard Lundberg
(USA), Glenn Wright (USA), Todd Marlatt (Saudi Arabia), Bill Powell (USA),
Stuart Smith (USA), John Dahlem (USA), Ryan Dahlem (USA), Ed Hoffman (USA),
Carol Hodges (USA) Mike Eackhout (USA) and Hanna Marschall (USA).
Route: South Side Route (Nepal)
Summit Day: May 15, 2004
Team: (International Mountain Guides - Non-guided climber) Brien Sheedy (USA),
Jason Tanguay, (USA), Dan Barter, (USA), Rauno Houglin, (Canada), Mingma
Shering, (Nepal) and Karma Rita, (Nepal).
#6) Vinson Massif
Summit Day: December 3, 2005
Team: (International Mountain Guides) Phil Ershler (USA), Jason Tanguay
(USA), Brien Sheedy (USA), Dan Barter (USA), Jim Gagne (USA),
Dale Darling (USA) and Jordan Roderick, (USA).
Route: Charlotte's Pass
Summit Day: November 7, 2006
Team: My loving and supportive wife, Maggie Flynn (USA).
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