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October 2018

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - October 7 @ 5:00 pm MDT
Westcliffe CO, Westcliffeco, CO 81252 United States

Join Veterans Expeditions for a fun overnight backpacking trip in the Sangre de Cristo mountains near Westcliffe Colorado. The Venable-Comanche loop is two trails that make up the moderately difficult 12-mile trail that traverses the Phantom Terrace to make one longer memorable trail. Sitting in the shadow of two 14,000 foot and 3 13,000 foot peaks, the trail delivers alpine lakes, old cabins, and waterfalls over a two-day stretch. VetEx is able to lend out most gear required for this…

October 10 @ 8:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm MDT

This October 10th -14th twelve military veterans will get a unique opportunity to serve as crew and enjoy flights in selected balloons during the 2017 Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. Enjoy full VIP treatment and VIP passes to the largest balloon festival in the world. Meals and lodging included while at the fiesta. A $100 non-refundable reservation fee is required. This trip is valued at over $1,000 per military veteran spot for those wanting to support or sponsor this event. This trip…

November 2018

1st Annual Salida Fundraiser

November 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm MDT

Come join us at the Salida Community Center from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Saturday November 3rd. For the last ten years, Veterans Expeditions (VetEx) has worked to get military veterans from all eras into the outdoors on adventures and expeditions in order to create positive, supportive community among our veterans. We're unique in that our organization was founded by veterans and every trip is led by veterans.  We're based in Salida, and this will be our first local…

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November 9 @ 5:00 pm - November 12 @ 2:00 pm MST

Join Veterans Expeditions for our annual Veteran's Day Weekend rock climbing and mountain biking trip in Moab Utah. For any questions/comments/concerns about rock climbing email Nathan Perrault at For any questions/comments/concerns about mountain biking email Sam Harmon at If you are new to our trips please upload a scanned copy of your DD214, VA ID, Driver's License with veteran designation, or other military service documentation HERE. This documentation is required before attending any trip. Please black out all sensitive…

November 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MST

Rock climbing in the Gunks, no experience necessary. Gear can be provided. Options to camp at the Gunks AAC campground, New York: 953 NY-299, Gardiner, NY 12525. Contact Dan Wiwczar at for meet up details of this climbing day.  This is the second and final climb in the Fall VetFest Northeast Climbing Series. Next up is Winter VetFest, New Hampshire February 8-10.  

November 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm MST
J.R.’s Stockyards Inn, 8130 Watson St
McLean, CO 22102 United States

Veterans Expeditions (VetEx) is a veteran led, 501c3 chartered non-profit that began in 2010 to enhance the lives of our veterans after service. Come on out to J.R.’s Stockyards Inn where you will hear outstanding live retro-blues music, with whiskey soaked vocals; from Vintage #18, eat awesome BBQ, enjoy free beer/wine, and meet leadership from VetEx, and watch an amazing short film.  Guest Speaker: Nick Watson - VetEx Executive Director, Army Ranger, 2017 Outdoor Inspiration Award Winners (Non-Profit Category), 2014…

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