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VetEx 2015 Winter Recap

Date: 05 Sep, 2015  No Comments  admin

This winter we ran snowshoe and ice climbing trips in New Hampshire, New York, and Colorado. Hundreds of military veterans attended our trips. Our 1st Annual VetFest in North Conway, New Hampshire kicked off the season with Ice Climbing for all abilities and a successful Mount Washington mountaineering summit attempt. VetFest saw vets and military


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July 9th – 15th, 2014 Veterans Fly Fishing Expedition

Date: 07 Oct, 2014  No Comments  admin

A Veterans Expedition adapting the concept of “LRRP”, Long Range Reconnaissance and Patrol to Expeditionary travel and Fly-fishing in wilderness Alaska. From the trip log of July 9’Th, 2014. “The team assembled in Dillingham. We had a map briefing and reviewed LRRP mission goals. We had a question and answer period then everyone got busy


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VetEx Whitewater Program Expands Colorado Trips

Date: 30 Jun, 2014  No Comments  admin

  Nonprofits to provide wilderness experience for veterans Posted June 15, 2014 by Citizen Team & filed under Press Releases. Veterans Expeditions, a Colorado-based non-profit that reconnects service members to one another, the land they fought for and outdoor employment opportunities, will take its second Browns Canyon expedition June 21-23.The rafting and climbing expedition is in partnership with Friends of Browns


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National Geographic Society: Innovators Project

Date: 30 Jun, 2014  No Comments  admin

Nick Watson: Bringing the Wilderness Solution to Vets Mountaineering provides a powerful boost to veterans returning from war. National Geographic Society THE INNOVATORS PROJECT Text by Mark Jenkins   A climber suddenly falls into a crevasse and Nick Watson dives into the snow with his ice ax. The rope goes taut and Watson, a bearded, muscled


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The VetEx Experience at Winter Outdoor Retailer 2014

Date: 18 Mar, 2014  No Comments  admin

This winter a team of  VetEx veterans went to the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City.  We went with big plans of new partnerships and quality time with long time partners.  Keen set us up in their booth Wednesday through Friday of the show.  We interacted with Keen staff, Keen customers, and show goers


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2014 VetEx Trip and Expedition Schedule

Date: 06 Jan, 2014  No Comments  admin

In 2013 VetEx ran over 30 trips across the United States getting hundreds of military veterans outside and earning the honor of 2014 National Geographic Adventurers of the Year. In 2014, our schedule is going to be even bigger as we hike, paddle, fish, climb, mountaineer, and mountain bike across the nation as our VetEx