Expedition


THIS TRIP IS FULL: Pacific Northwest Series – Glacier Peak

Date: 15 Jun, 2017  No Comments  JOSH OAKLEY

Join Veterans Expeditions during our Pacific Northwest Series.  More information to follow as the details are worked out. For questions/comments/concerns email Nick Watson at nick@vetexpditions.com. If you are new to our trips please provide a scanned copy of your DD214, VA ID, Driver’s License with veteran designation, or other military service documentation.


Intro to Expedition Mountaineering – THIS TRIP IS FULL

Date: 28 Jan, 2017  No Comments  NATHAN PERRAULT

Join Veterans Expeditions as we practice overnight winter camping skills and snowshoe to the top of Homestake Peak (13,000 feet). We will be pulling sleds and carrying backpacks to practice mountaineering/expedition style climbing. This trip will require you to have very warm winter boots and clothing and overnight sized packs. Some gear such as winter


Determination on Denali

Date: 18 Mar, 2016  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

Sweeping glacial valleys punctuated by jagged peaks stretch endlessly below us. Our tiny, winged chariot swerves hard right and lands on a nondescript field of snow, more sledding hill than an airstrip. We scramble to unload all our gear and then suddenly the plane disappears with a loud flash. An eerie silence moves in and


Hilleberg Keron tents—Gear Review

Date: 04 Mar, 2016  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

What is it? Hilleberg the Tentmaker Keron 3, Keron 3 GT and Keron  4. If someone were to ask me today what kind of tent I want, it wouldn’t take half a second to reply the Keron series tents from Hilleberg. After testing in the Colorado Rockies, then trusting them on Expedition to the Summit of


2015 VetEx 8 For 22 Climb for the Fallen

Date: 16 Nov, 2015  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

When 7 military veterans and 1 media person decide to climb North America’s tallest mountain together as a team, amazing things start happening, sponsors step up, and each team member prepares with everything they have for this opportunity of a lifetime. This expedition was awarded a grant from Millet as part of their Millet Expedition


Veterans Climb North America’s Tallest Peak to Heal the Wounds of War

Date: 21 Sep, 2015  No Comments  Joshua Oakley

Eight puffy figures tethered together by two neon orange ropes creep slowly and methodically along a snow-covered ridge, barely a boot-width across. Each team member carefully places one foot in front of the other, fully aware that a fall here simply cannot happen. Periodically, the entire slithering serpent drops to the ground—faces and bellies in


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